Tammi Patterson

  • Age34
  • 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

Biggest movers: Jaimee Fourlis continues rise
IMPROVING: Jaimee Fourlis is at a new career-high ranking this week; Getty Images
22 May, 2018

Jaimee Fourlis sets new career-high ranking of No.211, as Matthew Ebden and Abbie Myers also make impressive ranking improvements.
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Biggest movers: Millman cracks top 60
John Millman; Getty Images
15 May, 2018

A second ATP Challenger title this season has propelled John Millman 12 places to a career-high ranking of No.58.
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Hon, Smith continue main draw pursuits
John Patrick Smith's hopes of a first Australian Open main draw since 2013 remain alive. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
11 January, 2018

Priscilla Hon was the only Australian victor in Australian Open women's qualifying draw, while Smith and Mousley advance in the men's.
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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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