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Alison Bai (born 18 January 1990) is a professional Australian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 305, which she reached on 2 November 2015. Her career high in doubles is No. 135, set on 30 September 2019.

Alison Bai
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceCanberra
Born (1990-01-18) 18 January 1990 (age 29)
Canberra
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$203,670
Singles
Career record261–288
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 305 (2 November 2015)
Current rankingNo. 485 (30 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2007, 2008)
Doubles
Career record246–254
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 135 (30 September 2019)
Current rankingNo. 135 (30 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008, 2009, 2016, 2017)
Last updated on: 4 October 2019.

On the ITF circuit, Bai won her first singles title in 2015 at the $15,000 event on grass in Mildura having reached the final the previous year. In 2018, she reached the final of the $25,000 event in Changsha, China, defeating top seed Lin Zhu in the second round.

She has also won ten doubles titles on the ITF circuit, including two titles at $60,000 tournaments in Canberra (with Zoe Hives in 2017) and Baotou (with Aleksandrina Naydenova in 2018). In 2018, she achieved her best result on the WTA Tour, reaching the doubles semifinal of the Hobart International, partnering Lizette Cabrera.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments (0–1)
$15,000 tournaments (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 March 2014 Mildura, Australia Grass   Jang Su-jeong 1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 15 March 2015 Mildura, Australia Grass   Kimberly Birrell 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 10 June 2018 Changsha, China Hard   Han Xinyun 5–7, 6–0, 4–6

Doubles: 28 (11 titles, 17 runners-up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments (2–4)
$25,000 tournaments (5–8)
$15,000 tournaments (0–1)
$10,000 tournaments (4–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (7–15)
Clay (4–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2005 $25,000 Lyneham, Australia Clay   Jenny Swift   Casey Dellacqua
  Daniella Jeflea
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 13 October 2007 $25,000 Rockhampton, Australia Hard   Jessica Moore   Courtney Nagle
  Robin Stephenson
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 8 March 2008 $10,000 Hamilton, New Zealand Hard   Emelyn Starr   Maki Arai
  Yurina Koshino
6–7(3), 6–7(2)
Runner-up 4. 14 March 2009 $10,000 North Shore City, New Zealand Hard   Renee Binnie   Kim So-jung
  Ayaka Maekawa
5–7, 6–7(4)
Runner-up 5. 28 August 2009 $10,000 Qianshan, China Hard   Sacha Jones   Liang Chen
  Sun Shengnan
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 25 September 2010 $25,000 Alice Springs, Australia Hard   Emelyn Starr   Erika Sema
  Yurika Sema
5–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 156 October 2010 $25,000 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Ana Clara Duarte   Ayu Fani Damayanti
  Jessy Rompies
w/o
Runner-up 7. 15 September 2012 $10,000 Salisbury, Australia Hard   Sally Peers   Ayu Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
6–7(5), 0–6
Winner 2. 9 March 2013 $10,000 Sydney, Australia Hard   Tyra Calderwood   Anja Dokic
  Jessica Moore
7–6(3), 6–4
Winner 3. 8 August 2014 $10,000 Nottingham, Great Britain Hard   Mari Tanaka   Katie Boulter
  Freya Christie
6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 24 August 2014 $10,000 Oldenzaal, Netherlands Clay   Lu Jiajing   Elyne Boeykens
  Jainy Scheepens
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 5. 30 August 2014 $10,000 Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay   Cornelia Lister   Brandy Mina
  Jainy Scheepens
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 8 October 2014 $15,000 Cairns, Australia Hard   Ayaka Okuno   Jessica Moore
  Abbie Myers
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 14 February 2016 $25,000 Perth, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Ashleigh Barty
  Jessica Moore
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 10. 11 June 2016 $50,000 Surbiton, Great Britain Grass   Robin Anderson   Sanaz Marand
  Melanie Oudin
4–6, 5–7
Winner 6. 15 October 2016 $25,000 Cairns, Australia Hard   Lizette Cabrera   Katarzyna Kawa
  Sandra Zaniewska
7–5, 5–7, [12–10]
Runner-up 11. 31 October 2016 $50,000 Canberra, Australia Hard   Lizette Cabrera   Jessica Moore
  Storm Sanders
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 4 February 2017 $60,000 Burnie, Australia Hard   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Riko Sawayanagi
  Barbora Štefková
6–7(6), 6–4, [7–10]
Runner-up 13. 27 February 2017 $25,000 Clare, Australia Hard   Erika Sema   Beatriz Haddad Maia
  Genevieve Lorbergs
4–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 2 June 2017 $25,000 Wuhan, China Hard   Lu Jiajing   Jiang Xinyu
  Tang Qianhui
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 8. 11 November 2017 $60,000 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Zoe Hives   Asia Muhammad
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Runner-up 14. 23 February 2018 $25,000 Perth, Australia Hard   Lu Jiajing   Jessica Moore
  Olivia Tjandramulia
5–7, 7–6(8), [9–11]
Winner 9. 26 May 2018 $60,000 Baotou, China Clay   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Natalija Kostić
  Nika Kukharchuk
6–4, 0–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 15. 1 June 2018 $25,000 Luzhou, China Hard   Andreea Roșca   Han Xinyun
  Lu Jingjing
3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 30 March 2019 $25,000 Canberra, Australia Clay   Jaimee Fourlis   Naiktha Bains
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 6–2
Winner 11. 6 July 2019 $25,000 Corroios, Portugal Hard   Paige Hourigan   Francisca Jorge
  Olga Parres Azcoitia
3–6, 6–2, [14–12]
Runner-up 16. 27 September 2019 $60,000 Darwin, Australia Hard   Jaimee Fourlis   Destanee Aiava
  Lizette Cabrera
4–6, 6–2, [3–10]
Runner-up 17. 4 October 2019 $25,000 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Paige Hourigan   Destanee Aiava
  Naiktha Bains
3–6, 3–6

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