Cabrera at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships
|Full name||Lizette Faith Cabrera|
|Born||19 December 1997|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||162–150 (51.9%)|
|Career titles||5 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 119 (3 February 2020)|
|Current ranking||No. 140 (21 December 2020)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)|
|French Open||Q2 (2018)|
|Wimbledon||Q2 (2017, 2018)|
|US Open||1R (2018, 2020)|
|Career record||66–82 (44.6%)|
|Career titles||3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 139 (16 July 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 229 (21 December 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2017)|
|Last updated on: 26 December 2020.|
Cabrera was born and raised in Townsville by her parents Ronnie and Maria before moving to Brisbane to train at the National Academy. She has one sister, Izabo and one brother, Carl. Cabrera's parents are both from the Philippines and both work in an abattoir in order to financially support her career.
Cabrera started 2016 with a ranking of 1062. She won her first title on the professional tour in September 2016. Her end of year singles rank was 257.
2017: Maiden WTA Tour winEdit
Cabrera was given a wild card into the Hobart International and won her first WTA Tour match against Misaki Doi in round one. At the Australian Open, Cabrera made her senior Grand Slam main-draw debut thanks to a wild card; however, she lost in the first round to Donna Vekic. In September, Cabrera qualified for and made the quarter finals of the Guangzhou International, defeating world No. 30, Anett Kontaveit, in the second round. Cabrera ended 2017 with a singles rank of 135.
Cabrera lost to Beatriz Haddad Maia in round one of the Hobart International and the Australian Open the following week. In March, she reached the quarterfinal of ACT Clay Court International. In April, Cabrera qualified for the WTA Tour event Claro Open Colsanitas. In May, she reached the second round of qualifying for the French Open and in June, the second round of qualifying for Wimbledon. Cabrera made her US Open main-draw debut after winning a wild card. She lost to Ajla Tomljanović in the first round. Cabrera ended 2018 with a singles rank of 230.
Cabrera lost in qualifying for Brisbane International and Australian Open. She reached the quarterfinal of the Burnie International. In March, Cabrera played in the ITF Circuit across USA, with limited success, before travelling to Europe in May. Cabrera won the doubles title in May in Caserta, Italy with Julia Grabher quarterfinals in the Manchester Trophy, losing to eventual champion Magda Linette.
In July Cabrera won the Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby in Canada; this was her first title in three years and biggest to date. This saw her ranking improve to back inside the world's top 200. At the US Open, Cabrera lost in the final round of qualifying. In September, Cabrera returned to Australia and won the singles and doubles at the Darwin Tennis International. In October Cabrera won the Bendigo Women's International and reached the final of City of Playford Tennis International the following week. These results vaulted Cabrera to a career high ranking of 131, surpassing her previous best of 134 set in October 2017. She finished the year with a singles rank of 131.
Cabrera commenced 2020 with her first WTA quarterfinal since 2017 at the Hobart International but lost to Elena Rybakina. She also lost in the first round at the Australian Open. She reached the quarterfinal at the Burnie International. These results increased Cabrera to a career-high singles ranking of 119, on 3 February 2020.
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.
Current after the 2020 season.
|Australian Open||1R||1R||Q2||1R||0 / 3||0–3||0%|
|French Open||Q1||Q2||A||A||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Wimbledon||Q2||Q2||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|US Open||Q2||1R||Q3||1R||0 / 2||0–2||0%|
|Win–Loss||0–1||0–2||0–0||0–2||0 / 5||0–5||0%|
|Tournaments||5||6||0||3||Career total: 14|
|Overall Win-Loss||4–5||0–6||0–0||2–3||0 / 14||6–14||30%|
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 7 (5 titles, 2 runner–ups)Edit
|Win||1–0||Sep 2016||ITF Tweed Heads, Australia||25,000||Hard||Destanee Aiava||6–3, 5–7, 6–2|
|Win||2–0||Oct 2016||ITF Brisbane, Australia||25,000||Hard||Viktória Kužmová||6–2, 6–4|
|Loss||2–1||Nov 2016||ITF Toyota, Japan||50,000||Carpet (i)||Aryna Sabalenka||2–6, 4–6|
|Win||3–1||Jul 2019||Granby Challenger, Canada||80,000||Hard||Leylah Annie Fernandez||6–1, 6–4|
|Win||4–1||Sep 2019||Darwin International, Australia||60,000||Hard||Abbie Myers||6–4, 4–6, 6–2|
|Win||5–1||Oct 2019||Bendigo International, Australia||60,000||Hard||Maddison Inglis||6–2, 6–3|
|Loss||5–2||Nov 2019||Playford International, Australia||60,000||Hard||Storm Sanders||3–6, 4–6|
Doubles: 8 (3 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Oct 2014||ITF Toowoomba, Australia||15,000||Hard||Priscilla Hon|| Jessica Moore
|Loss||0–2||Jun 2016||ITF Tokyo, Japan||25,000||Hard||Miharu Imanishi|| Kanae Hisami
|Win||1–2||Oct 2016||ITF Cairns, Australia||25,000||Hard||Alison Bai|| Katarzyna Kawa
|7–5, 5–7, [12–10]|
|Loss||1–3||Nov 2016||Canberra International, Australia||60,000||Hard||Alison Bai|| Jessica Moore
|Loss||1–4||Apr 2017||Hardee's Pro Classic, United States||60,000||Clay||Kristie Ahn|| Emina Bektas
|3–6, 6–1, [2–10]|
|Loss||1–5||Apr 2019||Innisbrook Open, United States||80,000||Clay||Akgul Amanmuradova|| Quinn Gleason
|7–5, 5–7, [8–10]|
|Win||2–5||May 2019||ITF Caserta, Italy||25,000||Clay||Julia Grabher|| Elena Bogdan
|Win||3–5||Sep 2019||Darwin International, Australia||60,000||Hard||Destanee Aiava|| Alison Bai
|6–4, 2–6, [10–3]|
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- "Lizette Cabrera claims maiden WTA tour win in epic three-hour battle against Misaki Doi". The Mercury. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
- "Lizette Cabrera has been handed a wildcard into the Australian Open". Courier Mail. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "LANDMARK WIN FOR CABRERA IN GUANGZHOU". Tennis Australia. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
- "CABRERA CRUISES IN CANBERRA". Tennis Australia. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
- "TOMIC AND CABRERA KEEP AUSSIE QUALIFYING HOPES ALIVE". Tennis Australia. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
- "Lizette Cabrera grabs the last US Open wild card for New York debut". Tennis World USA. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
- "Perez and Cabrera Win ITF Titles". Tennis Australia. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
- "Biggest Movers Cabrera at Career High". Tennis Back. 5 November 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
- "Cabrera's Winning Run Ends in Hobart". Tennis Australia. 16 January 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2020.