Jessica Moore (tennis)

Jessica Moore (born 16 August 1990) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Jessica Moore
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Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceWilliams, Western Australia
Born (1990-08-16) 16 August 1990 (age 30)
Perth, Western Australia
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro2008
Retired2020
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$484,806
Singles
Career record257–223
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 132 (27 October 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2008, 2009)
US Open2R (2008)
Doubles
Career record296–199
Career titles2 WTA, 31 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 52 (13 May 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2016, 2018, 2019)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2011, 2017, 2018)
US Open1R (2019)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2008, 2019)
French Open1R (2017, 2019)
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Delhi Women's Doubles

Moore has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as four singles and 31 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 27 October 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 132. On 13 May 2019, she peaked at No. 52 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Australia at the Fed Cup, Moore has a win–loss record of 1–2.

Tennis careerEdit

2008–2009Edit

Moore reached the second round of the 2008 Australian Open, where lost to 17th seed Shahar Pe'er. This made her the youngest Australian to win a match at the Australian Open since Jelena Dokić in 1999. Moore also reached the final of the 2008 Australian Open girls' singles, defeating future world No. 1, Simona Halep, in the semifinals. In the final, she lost to Arantxa Rus. She was the first Australian to make the final in 13 years.[1]

After recovering from a shoulder injury, Moore won both the French Open and Wimbledon junior doubles titles with Slovenia's Polona Hercog. At the final Grand Slam tournament of the year, she reached the second round of the US Open after defeating American wildcard Melanie Oudin. However, she lost in the second round to Anna-Lena Grönefeld of Germany.

Moore was awarded a wildcard into the 2009 Australian Open after improving her ranking up 230 places to 140 in 2008.[2] In the first round, she defeated fellow wildcard Christina McHale, before losing to 12th seed Flavia Pennetta.

2011Edit

In February, Moore and Noppawan Lertcheewakarn reached the final of the Malaysian Open where they lost to Dinara Safina and Galina Voskoboeva. This was Moore's first WTA Tour final.

She then competed in WTA qualifying events, and $100k and $50k events up until July, with a win-loss record of 10 wins to 12 losses. After a few years of constantly being on the road, she decided to take an indefinite break and experience what it was like to live an ordinary life.[3]

Since 2015Edit

Moore commenced 2015 by losing in qualifying rounds of the Apia International Sydney and Australian Open before returning to the Australian ITF Circuit, where she made three consecutive quarterfinals in Clare, Port Pirie and Mildura (in February and March). Moore then headed to the USA and continues to play on the ITF Circuit. Following a quarterfinal result at Indian Harbour Beach, Moore's ranking re-entered the top 300.[4]

In July 2016, she finally realized her first WTA tournament win. Partnering Varatchaya Wongteanchai, she won the title at the Bucharest Open, defeating Alexandra Cadanțu and Katarzyna Piter in the final, in straight sets.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–3)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 March 2011 Malaysian Open Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Dinara Safina
  Galina Voskoboeva
5–7, 6–2, [5–10]
Winner 1. 17 July 2016 Bucharest Open, Romania Clay   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Katarzyna Piter
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 2. 22 September 2018 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Monique Adamczak   Danka Kovinić
  Vera Lapko
4–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner-up 2. 14 October 2018 Tianjin Open, China Hard   Monique Adamczak   Nicole Melichar
  Květa Peschke
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 7 April 2019 Monterrey Open, Mexico Hard   Monique Adamczak   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
6–7(2–7), 4–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 10 (4 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. June 2007 ITF Davos, Switzerland Clay   Stephanie Vogt 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 1. July 2007 ITF Ilkley, England Grass   Lizaan du Plessis 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. October 2007 ITF Traralgon, Australia Hard   Sandy Gumulya 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. July 2008 ITF Rome, Italy Clay   Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. May 2012 ITF Hilton Head, United States Hard   Mayo Hibi 3–6, 1–6
Winner 4. July 2012 ITF Knokke, Belgium Clay   Ysaline Bonaventure 6–1, 7–6(7)
Runner-up 3. March 2013 ITF Sydney, Australia Hard   Viktorija Rajicic 7–5, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. June 2013 ITF Bethany Beach, United States Clay   Brianna Morgan 6–7(7), 3–6
Runner-up 5. September 2013 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard   Azra Hadzic 3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 6. October 2014 ITF Toowoomba, Australia Hard   Ellen Allgurin 1–6, 3–6

Doubles: 43 (31 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. May 2007 ITF Bournemouth, England Clay   Alenka Hubacek   Melanie Klaffner
  Nicole Riner
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. October 2007 ITF Rockhampton, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Courtney Nagle
  Robin Stephenson
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. May 2008 ITF Galatina, Italy Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Maria Fernanda Alves
  María Irigoyen
3–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Runner-up 2. June 2008 ITF Campobasso, Italy Clay   Nicole Clerico   María Irigoyen
  Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. October 2008 ITF Traralgon, Australia Hard   Jarmila Gajdošová   Natalie Grandin
  Robin Stephenson
4–6, 2–6
Winner 3. February 2010 ITF Burnie, Australia Hard   Arina Rodionova   Tímea Babos
  Anna Arina Marenko
6–1, 6–4
Winner 4. February 2010 ITF Mildura, Australia Grass   Casey Dellacqua   Jarmila Groth
  Jade Hopper
6–2, 7–6
Winner 5. March 2010 ITF Sydney, Australia Hard   Casey Dellacqua   Sophie Ferguson
  Trudi Musgrave
w/o
Winner 6. May 2010 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Marija Mirkovic   Viktorija Rajicic
  Emelyn Starr
6–3, 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 7. November 2010 Kalgoorlie, Australia Hard   Daniella Jeflea   Tímea Babos
  Monika Wejnert
6–4, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 8. November 2010 Esperance, Australia Hard   Daniella Jeflea   Chiaki Okadaue
  Remi Tezuka
7–6(7), 6–3
Winner 9. April 2012 Indian Harbour Beach,
United States
Clay   Maria Fernanda Alves   Marie-Ève Pelletier
  Alyona Sotnikova
6–7(6), 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 4. January 2013 Burnie, Australia Hard   Bojana Bobusic   Shuko Aoyama
  Erika Sema
w/o
Runner-up 5. March 2013 Sydney, Australia Hard   Anja Dokic   Alison Bai
  Tyra Calderwood
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. May 2013 Raleigh, United States Clay   Sally Peers   Asia Muhammad
  Allie Will
3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. February 2014 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Miyabi Inoue
  Hiroko Kuwata
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. March 2014 Mildura, Australia Grass   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Jang Su-jeong
  Lee So-ra
1–6, 6–1, [4–10]
Winner 11. April 2014 Glen Iris, Australia Clay   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Tammi Patterson
  Ellen Perez
6–4, 6–2
Winner 12. April 2014 Melbourne, Australia Clay   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Miyu Kato
  Yuuki Tanaka
7–5, 6–7(5), [10–7]
Winner 13. October 2014 Cairns, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Ayaka Okuno
  Alison Bai
6–2, 6–2
Winner 14. October 2014 Toowoomba, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Lizette Cabrera
  Priscilla Hon
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 8. October 2014 Perth, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Veronika Kapshay
  Alizé Lim
2–6, 6–2, [7–10]
Winner 15. November 2014 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Naiktha Bains
  Karolina Wlodarczak
6–4, 6–0
Winner 16. November 2014 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Varatchaya Wongteanchai
  Varunya Wongteanchai
3–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Winner 17. February 2015 Clare, Australia Hard   Jennifer Elie   Mana Ayukawa
  Kotomi Takahata
6–3, 7–5
Winner 18. March 2015 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Abbie Myers   Liu Chang
  Tian Ran
6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 9. April 2015 Jackson, United States Clay   Kateřina Kramperová   Alexa Guarachi
  Caitlin Whoriskey
7–6(4), 3–6, [9–11]
Winner 19. July 2015 Granby, Canada Hard   Storm Sanders   Laura Robson
  Erin Routliffe
7–5, 6–2
Winner 20. August 2015 Gatineau, Canada Hard   Carol Zhao   Victoria Rodríguez
  Marcela Zacarías
6–3, 6–4
Winner 21. August 2015 Landisville, United States Hard   Ivana Jorović   Brynn Boren
  Nadja Gilchrist
6–1, 6–3
Winner 22. October 2015 Cairns, Australia Hard   Storm Sanders   Jennifer Elie
  Asia Muhammad
6–0, 6–3
Winner 23. February 2016 ITF Perth, Australia Hard   Ashleigh Barty   Alison Bai
  Abbie Myers
3–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 24. October 2016 ITF Canberra, Australia Hard   Storm Sanders   Alison Bai
  Lizette Cabrera
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 10. March 2017 ITF Mornington, Australia Clay   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Priscilla Hon
  Fanny Stollár
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. April 2017 ITF Mornington, Australia Clay   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Julia Glushko
  Barbora Krejčíková
4–6, 6–2, [9–11]
Winner 25. August 2017 Vancouver Open, Canada Hard   Jocelyn Rae   Desirae Krawczyk
  Giuliana Olmos
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 12. November 2017 ITF Canberra, Australia Hard   Ellen Perez   Asia Muhammad
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 4–6
Winner 26. February 2018 ITF Launceston, Australia Hard   Ellen Perez   Laura Robson
  Valeria Savinykh
7–6(5), 6–4
Winner 27. February 2018 ITF Perth, Australia Hard   Ellen Perez   Olivia Tjandramulia
  Belinda Woolcock
6–7(6), 6–1, [7–9] ret.
Winner 28. February 2018 ITF Perth, Australia Hard   Olivia Tjandramulia   Alison Bai
  Lu Jiajing
7–5, 6–7(8), [11–9]
Winner 29. April 2018 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland Clay   Darija Jurak   Cindy Burger
  Rosalie van der Hoek
7–6(6), 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 30. May 2018 ITF Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Galina Voskoboeva   Xenia Knoll
  Anna Smith
0–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Winner 31. June 2018 ITF Surbiton, England Grass   Ellen Perez   Arina Rodionova
  Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 7–5, [10–3]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 2008   Australian Open Hard   Arantxa Rus 3–6, 4–6

Girls' doubles: 2 (2–0)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2008 French Open Clay   Polona Hercog   Lesley Kerkhove
  Arantxa Rus
5–7, 6–1, [10–7]
Winner 2008 Wimbledon Grass   Polona Hercog   Isabella Holland
  Sally Peers
6–3, 1–6, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Moore loses, but more could be in store". theage.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Local hopes Carsten Ball and Jessica Moore into Australian Open". foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Back for Moore tennis after break from the game". theadvocate.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Biggest Movers: Milestones for the Special Ks". Tennis Australia. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

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