Jessica Moore (tennis)
|Residence||Williams, Western Australia|
16 August 1990 |
Perth, Western Australia
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Right handed_handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career titles||4 (ITF)|
|Highest ranking||No. 132 (27 October 2008)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2008, 2009)|
|US Open||2R (2008)|
|Career titles||9 (ITF)|
|Highest ranking||No. 109 (13 June 2011)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2006–10)|
|Last updated on: 20 February 2010.|
|Competitor for Australia|
|Silver||2010 Delhi||Women's Doubles|
Jessica Moore (born 16 August 1990, in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian professional tennis player. Formerly coached by Milo Bradley, Moore works with the Australian Institute of Sport. Her preferred surface is hard court.
Moore reached the second round of the 2008 Australian Open after defeating Julie Ditty 6–3, 6–2. There she lost to Israeli 17th seed Shahar Pe'er, 6–0, 7–5. 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, in which she lost to Arantxa Rus. She was the first Australian to make the final in 13 years. In February 2008, the young Australian made her Fed Cup debut, becoming the youngest Australian to play for Australia since Jelena Dokić in 2000.
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, Moore reached the second round of the 2008 US Open after defeating American wildcard Melanie Oudin 7–6(5), 7–6(5). However, she lost in the second round to Anna-Lena Grönefeld of Germany 6–1, 6–3.
Moore was awarded a wilcard into the 2009 Australian Open after improving her ranking up 230 places to 140 in 2008. In the first round she defeated fellow wildcard Christina McHale 1–6, 6–3, 9–7. More than took on the number twelve seed Flavia Pennetta but was defeated 4–6, 1–6.
Moore played the rest of the year on the ITF Circuit. She struggled to find form only winning one out of five matches in February and March before returning to form with a semi-final appearance in a $25,000 tournament in Bundaberg. She was defeated by Olivia Rogowska 5–7, 4–6. In July Moore reached the quarterfinals of a $100,000 tournament in Biarritz. She knocked out then world number 107 Arantxa Rus 2–6, 6–4, 6–2. Rus had defeated Moore in the 2008 Australian Open girls' singles final in 2008. Moore went on to play in qualifying at the 2009 US Open. Moore was defending main draw second round points, however she lost in the first round of qualifying 2–6, 4–6 against Lina Stančiūtė. After losing early in her next few tournaments, she recovered to finish the year with a semi-final performance at a $25,000 tournament in Kalgoorlie. She lost to a returning Alicia Molik 1–6, 2–6.
Moore ended 2009 ranked 244 in the world. 108 places lower than she finished in 2008. She was also in the negative with wins and losses. Recording 20 losses to just 13 wins.
Moore started 2010 at the 2010 Brisbane International in the qualifying draw. She lost her opening match to compatriot Anastasia Rodionova 4–6, 0–6. She then competed in the qualifying at the 2010 Medibank International Sydney where she again lost in the opening round to Varvara Lepchenko 1–6, 2–6. Moore received a wildcard into the qualifying of the 2010 Australian Open where eventual qualifier Han Xinyun 4–6, 4–6. Starting her year on the ITF Women's Circuit, Moore traveled down to Tasmania to compete in the 2010 McDonald's Burnie International. She reached the quarterfinals and defeated seventh seed Cagla Buyukakcay 6–1, 4–6, 6–4 but lost her semi-final against Arina Rodionova 1–6, 1–6.
After suffering multiple early losses throughout Australia and Korea, Moore reached the semi-final of a $25,000 tournament in Bundaberg losing to Natsumi Hamamura 2–6, 6–4, 2–6. Moore then played six tournaments in Italy with her best result coming at a $25,000 in Padova where she reached the quarterfinals after defeating Tereza Mrdeza 6–2, 6–0 and Maria Joao Koehler 6–1, 6–3. However she fell in the quarterfinals to Audrey Bergot 0–6,2–6. Moore continued to play European tournaments on the ITF Women's Circuit in which she played in Hungary, Germany and France with Moore reaching a semi-final in a $25,000 tournament in Les Contamines-Montjoie where she lost to the number one seed Andrea Hlavackova 4–6, 1–6. She also reached a quarterfinal in Versmold where she lost to the number four seed Aleksandra Krunic 4–6, 1–6.
Moore then returned to Australia to compete in seven $25,000 events. The first event was held in Darwin in which Moore made the quarterfinals and then defeated Victoria Larriere 6–3, 6–2. She lost in the semi-final to number three seed Naomi Cavaday 3–6, 4–6. After a second round loss in Alice Springs to Pemra Ozgen, Moore headed to Delhi for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in which Tennis first appeared in the games. Although she did not compete in the singles she did compete in the doubles with Olivia Rogowska. They opened the tournament in the quarterfinals after a first round bye due to them being seeded third. They opened with a 6–0, 6–1 win over Pinki Montlha and Nthabiseng Nqosa from Lesotho. Moore and Rogowska scraped through the semi-final with a 5–7, 6–3, 7–5 win over Nirupama Sanjeev and Poojashree Venkatesha from India to set up an all Australian final with Anastasia Rodionova and Sally Peers. Moore and Rogowska won silver after going down in the final in three sets 3–6, 6–2, 3–6. Moore then returned to Australia to finish off the remaining five $25,000 tournaments. She reached the second round in Mount Gambier after defeating Isabella Holland 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 but was shocked in the second round by qualifier Jade Hopper 4–6, 3–6. Moore reached the quartefinal in Kalgoorlie where she defeated fourth seed Irina-Camelia Begu 6–3, 7–5. She lost the semi-final to Julia Glushko 7–6(1), 5–7, 4–6. Moore ended her seaon on the ITF Circuit with two first round losses in Esperance and Traralgon. Then a second round loss in Bendigo.
Moore finished 2010 with a win loss record of 34 wins to 29 losses on the. She also finished with a ranking of 250. Six places lower than she finished in 2009.
Moore began 2011 in qualifying at the 2011 Brisbane International losing in the first round to Ksenia Pervak 3–6, 0–6. Then at the 2011 Moorilla Hobart International Moore upset world number 122 Olivia Sanchez 6–4, 6–7(5), 6–2 in the first round of qualifying before going down in the next round to second seed Simona Halep 5–7, 0–6. Moore and Daniella Jeflea reached the quartefinals in the Women's Doubles after defeating Maria Kondratieva and Sophie Lefevre 6–3, 6–3. They lost in the quartefinals to third seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci 1–6, 1–6. Moore was unable to compete in the 2011 Australian Open due to missing qualifying because poor weather in Hobart meant the tournament was delayed for a few days. Moore then began her year on the ITF Women's Circuit at the 2011 McDonald's Burnie International where she reached the second round round. In February Moore and Noppawan Lertcheewakarn reached the final of the 2011 Malaysian Open where they lost to Dinara Safina and Galina Voskoboeva 5–7, 6–2, 5–10. This was Moore's first WTA final.
Moore then competed in WTA Tour qualifying events and $100,000 and $50,000 ITF events up until July with a win loss record of ten wins to twelve losses. Moore then decided that 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.
Moore finished 2011 with twelve wins and fifteen losses and a ranking of 412 after not playing for the second half of the year. However she still finished the year ranked 117 in doubles.
Moore returned to tennis at a $25,000 event in Ipswich where she qualified and made the second round. Moore then headed over to the United States to play five ITF tournaments with her best result coming at a $10,000 tournament in Hilton Head Island where she reached the final.
Later in July she won a $10,000 tournament in Knokke where she defeated Ysaline Bonaventure in the final 6–1, 7–6(7). and followed the result up with a quarterfinal again in Belgium but this time losing to Bonaventure 0–6, 5–7. After a string of early losses through Belgium and Australia, Moore turned her form around making a quarterfinal of a $25,000 event in Margaret River. She then made a semi-final in Traralgon taking out first seed and world number 110 Olivia Rogowska in the second round 1–6, 6–3, 6–3. Then eighth seed Sally Peers in the quarterfinal 6–4, 7–6(7). She went down to Arina Rodionova 6–7(7), 4–6. She finised her year on the ITF circuit in Bendigo going down the first round to Alison Bai 6–7(7), 6–3, 6–7(9). Moore lost in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff against Arina Rodionova 5–7, 3–6.
Moore finished 2012 with a win loss record off 27 wins and 14 losses and a ranking of 414 which is 2 places lower than her end of year rankng in 2011.
Moore started the year at the 2013 Moorilla Hobart International after receiving a wild card into qualifying. She lost in the opening round to world number 129 Duan Yingying 3–6, 5–7. Moore again received a wildcard this time into qualifying at the 2013 Australian Open where she beaten convincingly 2–6, 1–6 by Karin Knapp. Moore then competed at the 2013 McDonald's Burnie International where she qualified into the main draw where she stunned fourth seed Erika Sema in the first round 6–3, 6–2 before being crushed by Sun Shengnan 6–3, 6–0. Moore also reached the doubles final alongside Bojana Bobusic.
In early March Moore reached the final of a $10,000 tournament where she defeated sixth and eighth seeds Tamara Čurović and Kaori Onishi in the quarterfinals and the semi-finals. She played Viktorija Rajicic in the final. Moore took the first set before Rajicic came storming back to win the match 7–5, 3–6, 2–6. After early losses in tournaments in Australia and the USA Moore returned to form reaching another final in a $10,000 tournament this time in Bethany Beach. She lost the final 6–7(3), 3–6 to Brianna Morgan. She backed this up with a quarterfinal appearance the next week in a $10,000 tournament in Buffalo losing to returning former top 30 player Alisa Kleybanova 4–6, 2–6.
After four straight first round losses more reached the final of a $15,000 tournament in Cairns. She knocked out world number 487 Miyu Kato in the quarterfinals 6–3, 3–6, 6–4 and world number 290 and the tournaments first seed Zuzana Zlochová in the semi-finals 6–2, 3–6, 6–2. She was defeated in the final 3–6, 6–3, 2–6 by Azra Hadzic. Moore finished her year on the ITF Circuit with a second round defeat at the $50,000 2013 Bendigo Women's International (2). She defeated Nives Baric in the first round 6–2, 6–3. She then went down to second seed Olivia Rogowska 2–6, 3–6.
Moore finished her year playing at the Australian Open Wilcard Playoff where she stunned second seed and world number 163 Anastasia Rodionova 5–7, 6–1, 9–7. She went down in the quarterfinals to seventh seed Viktorija Rajicic 2–6, 6–3, 2–6.
WTA Tour finals (0–1)
|Winner – Legend|
|Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)|
|WTA Tour Championships (0–0)|
|Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)|
|Finals by surface|
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in final||Score in final|
|Runner-up||1.||6 March 2011||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Hard||Noppawan Lertcheewakarn|| Dinara Safina
|7–5, 2–6, [10–5]|
ITF Circuit singles finals: 9 (4–5)
|Runner-up||1.||18 June 2007||Davos, Switzerland||Clay||Stephanie Vogt||4–6, 6–4, 3–6|
|Winner||2.||30 July 2007||Ilkley, Great Britain||Grass||Lizaan Du Plessis||6–4, 6–2|
|Winner||3.||22 October 2007||Traralgon, Australia||Hard||Sandy Gumulya||6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||4.||7 July 2008||Rome, Italy||Clay||Patricia Mayr-Achleitner||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||5.||28 May 2012||Hilton Head Island, United States||Hard||Mayo Hibi||3–6, 1–6|
|Winner||6.||16 July 2012||Knokke, Belgium||Clay||Ysaline Bonaventure||6–1, 7–6(7)|
|Runner-up||7.||4 March 2013||Sydney, Australia||Hard||Viktorija Rajicic||7–5, 3–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||8.||10 June 2013||Bethany Beach, United States||Clay||Brianna Morgan||6–7(7), 3–6|
|Runner-up||9.||16 September 2013||Cairns, Australia||Hard||Azra Hadzic||3–6, 6–3, 2–6|
Doubles: 15 (9–6)
|Winner||1.||01-May-2007||Bournemouth, Great Britain||Clay||Alenka Hubacek|| Melanie Klaffner
|5-7 6-4 6-4|
|Runner-up||1.||08-Oct-2007||Rockhampton, Australia||Hard||Alison Bai|| Courtney Nagle
|Winner||2.||30 May 2008||Galatina, Italy||Clay||Melanie Klaffner|| Maria-Fernanda Alves
|3–6, 6–1, [10–6]|
|Runner-up||2.||13 June 2008||Campobasso, Italy||Clay||Nicole Clerico|| María Irigoyen
|Runner-up||3.||10 October 2008||Traralgon, Australia||Hard||Jarmila Gajdosova|| Natalie Grandin
|Winner||3.||1 February 2010||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Arina Rodionova|| Tímea Babos
Anna Arina Marenko
|Winner||4.||21 February 2010||Mildura, Australia||Grass||Casey Dellacqua|| Jarmila Groth
|Winner||5.||7 March 2010||Sydney, Australia||Hard||Casey Dellacqua|| Sophie Ferguson
|Winner||6.||3 May 2010||Bundaberg, Australia||Clay||Marija Mirkovic|| Viktorija Rajicic
|6-3 1-6 10-7|
|Winner||7.||01-Nov-2010||Kalgoorlie, Australia||Hard||Daniella Jeflea|| Timea Babos
|6-4 2-6 6-4|
|Winner||8.||08-Nov-2010||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Daniella Jeflea|| Chiaki Okadaue
|7-6 (7) 6-3|
|Winner||9.||30 Apr 2012||Indian Harbour Beach, United States||Clay||Maria Fernanda Alves|| Marie-Eve Pelletier
|6-7 (6) 6-3 10-8|
|Runner-up||4.||28 January 2013||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Bojana Bobusic|| Shuko Aoyama
|Runner-up||5.||04-Mar-2013||Sydney, Australia||Hard||Anja Dokic|| Alison Bai
|Runner-up||6.||06-May-2013||Raleigh, United States||Clay||Sally Peers|| Asia Muhammad
Singles performance timeline
|Grand Slam tournaments|
Doubles performance timeline
|Grand Slam tournaments|
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- "Moore loses, but more could be in store". theage.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
- "Local hopes Carsten Ball and Jessica Moore into Australian Open". foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
- "Back for Moore tennis after break from the game". theadvocate.com.au. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
- Jessica Moore at the Women's Tennis Association
- Jessica Moore at the International Tennis Federation