PLAYER PROFILE

Tammi Patterson

11
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
319
WTA
RANKING
  • 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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Tokyo ITF

Finals

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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