PLAYER PROFILE

Tammi Patterson

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
323
WTA
RANKING
  • Age27
  • Born 3 January 1990
  • LivesBrighton, Victoria
  • Height167 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Hlawaty
“I was over the moon. I started crying. Yeah, it was amazing. I’m really happy and I’m so excited.”

— Tammi Patterson, 20 Nov 2015

» Patterson awarded Australian Open 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.

Off court

  • She has two sisters, Rebekah and Sally.
  • Hobbies include listening to music, the cinema, shopping and going to the beach.

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Tokyo ITF

Finals

2013 Bendigo #2 ITF

Tammi Patterson in the news

Biggest movers: Aussie teens on the rise
(L-R) Omar Jasika, Marc Polmans and Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
8 November, 2016

Marc Polmans, Omar Jasika and Alex De Minaur all enjoyed big ranking improvements this week, while James Duckworth crept closer to a top 100 return.
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Two in a row as Ozaki takes Canberra
ozaki
6 November, 2016

After tasting success in Bendigo last week, Japan's Risa Ozaki has gone on to take Canberra title on Sunday and with it, a place in the world's top 100.
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Biggest movers: Aiava cracks Aussie top 10
Destanee Aiava; Getty Images
1 November, 2016

Impressive teenaged talent Destanee Aiava has become the youngest member of the Australian top 10 as she continues to climb the WTA rankings.
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Cabrera earns AO qualifying wildcard
Lizette Cabrera, Optus 18s Australian Championships, December Showdown, 2012, Melbourne.  XUE BAI
25 October, 2016

In-form Queenslander Lizette Cabrera has been rewarded for her scintillating form on the Pro Tour with a wildcard into Australian Open qualifying.
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