Lizette Cabrera
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Lizette Cabrera

Lizette Cabrera
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Full nameLizette Faith Cabrera
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceBrisbane, Queensland
Born (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 24)
Townsville, Queensland
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAnthony Richardson
Prize moneyUS$ 885,830
Career record182-183 (49.9%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 119 (3 February 2020)
Current rankingNo. 185 (11 July 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)
French OpenQ2 (2018, 2022)
WimbledonQ2 (2017, 2018, 2022)
US Open1R (2018, 2020)
Career record77-96 (44.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 139 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 198 (11 July 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (2021, 2022)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (2022)
Last updated on: 16 July 2022.

Lizette Faith Cabrera (born 19 December 1997) is an Australian tennis player of Filipino descent. She has a career-high singles ranking of No. 119, achieved on 3 February 2020.

Early life

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.

Professional career


Cabrera started 2016 with a ranking of 1062. She won her first title on the professional tour in September 2016.[1] Her end of year singles rank was 257.

2017: Maiden tour match win

Cabrera was given a wildcard into the Hobart International and won her first WTA Tour match against Misaki Doi in round one.[2] At the Australian Open, Cabrera made her senior Grand Slam main-draw debut thanks to a wildcard;[3] however, she lost in the first round to Donna Vekic. In September, Cabrera qualified for and made the quarterfinals of the Guangzhou International, defeating world No. 30, Anett Kontaveit, in the second round.[4] She 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.[5] In April, Cabrera qualified for the WTA Tour event Copa Colsanitas. In May, she reached the second round of qualifying for the French Open[6] and in June, the second round of qualifying for Wimbledon. Cabrera made her US Open main-draw debut after winning a wildcard.[7] She lost to Ajla Tomljanovi? in the first round. She ended the season with a singles rank of 230.


Cabrera failed to qualify for the Brisbane International and Australian Open but then reached the quarterfinal of the Burnie International. In March, she played in the ITF Circuit across the U.S., with limited success, before travelling to Europe in May. She won the doubles title in Caserta, Italy with Julia Grabher and reached the quarterfinals of the Manchester Trophy, losing to eventual champion Magda Linette.

In July, Cabrera won the Challenger de Granby in Canada; this was her first title in three years and biggest to date. Her ranking improved to back inside the world's top 200.[8] At the US Open, Cabrera lost in the final round of qualifying. In September, she returned to Australia and won the singles and doubles at the Darwin International. In October, she won the Bendigo International and reached the final of the Playford 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.[9] 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.[10] She also lost in the first round at the Australian Open. She reached the quarterfinal at the Burnie International. After these results Cabrera reached a new career-high singles ranking of 119, on 3 February 2020.


Cabrera reached the second round of qualifying at the Australian Open.[11]

Performance timeline

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.


Current after the 2022 Australian Open.

Tournament 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L Win%
Australian Open 1R 1R Q2 1R 1R Q2 0 / 4 0-4 0%
French Open Q1 Q2 A A Q1 Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon Q2 Q2 A NH Q1 Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open Q2 1R Q3 1R Q1 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Win-loss 0-1 0-2 0-0 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 / 6 0-6 0%
Career statistics
Tournaments 5 6 0 3 7 1 Career total: 22
Overall win-loss 4-5 0-6 0-0 2-3 1-7 0-1 0 / 22 7-22 24%
Year-end ranking 135 230 131 140 173 $610,608

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 7 (5 titles, 2 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2016 ITF Tweed Heads, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Destanee Aiava 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
Win 2-0 Oct 2016 ITF Brisbane, Australia 25,000 Hard Slovakia Viktória Ku?mová 6-2, 6-4
Loss 2-1 Nov 2016 ITF Toyota, Japan 50,000[a] Carpet (i) Belarus Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 4-6
Win 3-1 Jul 2019 Challenger de Granby, Canada 80,000 Hard Canada Leylah Fernandez 6-1, 6-4
Win 4-1 Sep 2019 Darwin International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Abbie Myers 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Win 5-1 Oct 2019 Bendigo International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Maddison Inglis 6-2, 6-3
Loss 5-2 Nov 2019 Playford International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Storm Sanders 3-6, 4-6

Doubles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2-3)
Clay (1-2)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2014 ITF Toowoomba, Australia 15,000 Hard Australia Priscilla Hon Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Abbie Myers
3-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Jun 2016 ITF Tokyo, Japan 25,000 Hard Japan Miharu Imanishi Japan Kanae Hisami
Japan Kotomi Takahata
1-6, 4-6
Win 1-2 Oct 2016 ITF Cairns, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Alison Bai Poland Katarzyna Kawa
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
7-5, 5-7, [12-10]
Loss 1-3 Nov 2016 Canberra International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Alison Bai Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Storm Sanders
3-6, 4-6
Loss 1-4 Apr 2017 ITF Dothan, United States 60,000 Clay United States Kristie Ahn United States Emina Bektas
United States Sanaz Marand
3-6, 6-1, [2-10]
Loss 1-5 Apr 2019 ITF Palm Harbour, U.S. 80,000 Clay Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova United States Quinn Gleason
United States Ingrid Neel
7-5, 5-7, [8-10]
Win 2-5 May 2019 ITF Caserta, Italy 25,000 Clay Austria Julia Grabher Romania Elena Bogdan
Slovakia Vivien Juhaszová
6-3, 6-4
Win 3-5 Sep 2019 Darwin International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Destanee Aiava Australia Alison Bai
Australia Jaimee Fourlis
6-4, 2-6, [10-3]
Win 4-5 Jun 2022 Ilkley Trophy, UK 100,000 Grass South Korea Jang Su-jeong United Kingdom Naiktha Bains
United Kingdom Maia Lumsden
6-7(7-9), 6-0, [11-9]


  1. ^ The $50,000 ITF tournaments were reclassified as $60,000 in 2017.


  1. ^ "HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR CABRERA IN TWEED HEADS". Tennis Australia. 25 September 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Lizette Cabrera claims maiden WTA tour win in epic three-hour battle against Misaki Doi". The Mercury. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Lizette Cabrera has been handed a wildcard into the Australian Open". Courier Mail. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "LANDMARK WIN FOR CABRERA IN GUANGZHOU". Tennis Australia. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "CABRERA CRUISES IN CANBERRA". Tennis Australia. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "TOMIC AND CABRERA KEEP AUSSIE QUALIFYING HOPES ALIVE". Tennis Australia. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Lizette Cabrera grabs the last US Open wild card for New York debut". Tennis World USA. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Perez and Cabrera Win ITF Titles". Tennis Australia. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Biggest Movers Cabrera at Career High". Tennis Back. 5 November 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Cabrera's Winning Run Ends in Hobart". Tennis Australia. 16 January 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Australian Open 2022: 14 Aussie Women Set for Qualifying". Tennis Australia. 10 January 2022. Retrieved 2022.

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