Tammi Patterson

  • Age27
  • Born 3 January 1990
  • LivesBrighton, Victoria
  • Height167 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Hlawaty
“I was really happy how I knuckled down when I needed to and got through with a win.”

— Tammi Patterson, 16 Dec 2017

» Patterson and Aiava to battle for AO wildcard

On court

  • Began playing tennis at the age of nine.
  • Parents, Christine and Michael, have had the strongest influence on her career because “they believe in me”.
  • Claimed her first ITF junior title in 2005, winning the Rado Darwin Championships.
  • Captured her maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles title in Frinton, Great Britain in 2008, partnering fellow Australian Emelyn Starr.
  • Qualified for the Australian Open girls’ singles in 2008.
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open qualifying event in 2011.
  • Broke into the world’s top 300 in 2011.
  • Favourite surface is hard court.
  •  Awarded a wildcard into the 2016 Australian Open thanks to impressive results on the Australian Pro Tour.
  • Made WTA debut in 2016 at the Brisbane International

Off court

  • She has two sisters, Rebekah and Sally.
  • enjoys going to the cinema to see new movies
  • favourite place other than a tennis court is the beach – closely followed by a shopping mall

Year-end singles ranking history

2016 456
2015 665
2014 466
2013 304
2012 530
2011 406
2010 351
2009 698
2008 NA
2007 NA
2006 1227



2017 Tokyo ITF


2013 Bendigo #2 ITF

Tammi Patterson in the news

Destanee Aiava and Alex De Minaur win Australian Open wildcards  
Photos by: Elizabeth Xui Bai
17 December, 2017

Teenagers Destanee Aiava and Alex De Minaur have taken out the AO Play-off finals in Melbourne today.
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Aiava books Australian Open berth
Destanee Aiava celebrates the moment she sealed her Australian Open Play-off victory over Tammi Patterson (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
17 December, 2017

Destanee Aiava produced a commanding display against Tammi Patterson to win the Australian Open Play-off and book a spot in the main draw of the year's first Grand Slam…
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Patterson and Aiava to battle for AO wildcard
Tammi Patterson in action during the Australian Open 2018 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Getty Images
16 December, 2017

Tammi Patterson upset top seed Arina Rodionova on Saturday to book her place in the Australian Play-off final, where she'll meet No.2 seed Destanee Aiava.
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Sharma, Woolcock win Australian Open doubles wildcard
Belinda Woolcock (L) and Astra Sharma pose with their Australian Open player accreditations after winning the women's doubles AO Play-off event at Melbourne Park (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
15 December, 2017

Astra Sharma and Belinda Woolcock defeated Destanee Aiava and Tammi Patterson to secure a main-draw wildcard in the women's doubles at Australian Open 2018.
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