Tara Moore

Height / weight 1.63 m /
Born Aug 6, 1992
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tara Moore is a professional tennis player from Great Britain. She has a career-high singles ranking of 145, which she reached in May 2017. Best known as a doubles player, she is ranked No.83 as of June 2022 in the doubles ranking. She has 9 ITF singles titles and 17 ITF singles titles.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Tara Shanice Moore was born on August 6, 1992, in Hong Kong. She currently resides in Doncaster, England, and is coached by Charles Homewood. Since turning pro in 2010, she has earned $587,440 in prize money.

Moore is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. She is married to Emina Bektas, who is also a professional tennis player.

Career

She used to be coached by Nick Bollettieri when she was a junior player. He called her one of the best young players in his school - Bollettieri Tennis Academy. She attended the school alongside other players like Michelle Larcher de Brito.

She turned pro in 2010. Most of her best doubles finishes were in Wimbledon. She has made it to the first round of Wimbledon five times and as such, Moore says that her favorite surface is grass. Her best finish came in 2021 when she made it to the second of the Wimbledon mixed doubles event. In 2022, she also made it to the second of the women’s doubles at the French Open.

Career Record

Singles

  • Career Titles - 9 ITF
  • Highest Singles Ranking: 145 (May 8,2017)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 390 (June2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - Q1 (2014, 2017)
  • French Open - Q1 (2013)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2016)
  • US Open - Q2 (2016)

Doubles

  • Career Record - 246–204 (54.7%)
  • Career Titles - 17 ITF
  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 83 (May2022)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 83 (June2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • French Open - 2R (2022)
  • Wimbledon - 1R (2012, 2013, 2014,2016, 2021)
  • US Open - 1R (2021)

Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Wimbledon - 3R (2021)

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