40 Facts About Naomi Broady


Naomi Broady won one WTA Tour doubles title, as well as nine singles titles and 20 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.


Naomi Broady competed on the junior ITF Circuit from January 2004 until June 2008.


Naomi Broady won one singles title in April 2006 at the Sutton ITF Junior Tournament and lost in the quarterfinals of four others, one of which was the 2008 Wimbledon girls' tournament, where she was beaten by Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand.


In junior doubles, Naomi Broady never won a title but reached the semifinals in one tournament and the quarterfinals in four others.


In 2007, she and Tara Moore teamed up to compete in Wimbledon doubles, reaching the second round and Naomi Broady reached the same stage of Wimbledon doubles one year later partnering Jade Windley.


Naomi Broady began playing on adult ITF tournaments in January 2005, but was unable to qualify for any of the five tournaments she entered.


Naomi Broady continued playing on the ITF Women's Circuit in 2006 but did not pass round two of any tournament until November, when she reached the quarterfinals of the $10k event in Sunderland, where she lost to Martina Pavelec.


Naomi Broady was again unable to progress past the second round of any tournament until August 2007 when she reached the quarterfinals of an ITF event in Cumberland, London, where Anna Smith beat her in three sets.


Naomi Broady reached the semifinals of her final tournament in 2007, the Sunderland $10k tournament, losing to Christina Wheeler.


Naomi Broady beat Andreja Klepac in the opening round before losing a hard-fought contest with Margit Ruutel in the second round.


Naomi Broady was beaten by Rika Fujiwara in the opening round.


Naomi Broady won her first adult title later that month in Grenoble, France.


Naomi Broady was unseeded in this event but beat the No 5 seed, Varvara Galanina, in the quarterfinals and the top seed, Youlia Fedossova, in the final.


Naomi Broady did not drop a set throughout the tournament.


Naomi Broady held a match point against Alla Kudryavtseva before going down during a rain delayed match which was held over two days.


Naomi Broady was defeated at the Eastbourne International by Katie O'Brien and in the second round of qualifying at Wimbledon.


Naomi Broady got injured and didn't play again until a $25k event in Mexico.


Naomi Broady won the tournament to cap off the best week in her career.


Naomi Broady recorded her first ever Grand Slam match win, coming from a set down to defeat world No 92, Timea Babos.


Naomi Broady's run was ended in the second round, losing to former world No 1, Caroline Wozniacki, in straight sets.


Naomi Broady did however achieve her first win on clay since 2011 in qualifying for the French Open, but lost in the second qualifying round to Anastasia Rodionova.


Naomi Broady failed to defend her second-round points at Wimbledon, losing in straight sets to Mariana Duque.


Naomi Broady's season picked up however during on the American hardcourts.


Naomi Broady then won her first title of the season at a $25k event in Landisville, where she defeated American player Robin Anderson in the final.


Naomi Broady attempted to qualify for the US Open, but lost in the final round to Anett Kontaveit.


Naomi Broady next entered the Tournoi de Quebec where she again lost in the final qualifying round but received a lucky loser entrance into the main draw.


Naomi Broady went on to reach the final of the Coleman Vision Championships, where she lost in an close match Michaella Krajicek.


Naomi Broady had two match points in the third set, but failed to close it out.


Naomi Broady hit 28 aces in this match, which was very close to breaking the record on the ITF Circuit for a female player.


Naomi Broady began 2016 at the Auckland Open where she defeated Laura Siegemund, Kateryna Kozlova, and Magdalena Rybarikova in the qualifying.


Naomi Broady went out in the next round when she lost to Sloane Stephens for a spot in the semifinals.


Naomi Broady reached the semifinals in Hawaii before losing to top seed Christina McHale, but went two better by winning the $100k event in Midland, beating US youngster Robin Anderson in the final.


Naomi Broady broke into the world's top 100 for the first time following these results.


Naomi Broady won her opening match, but then lost in final qualifying to Elena Vesnina.


Naomi Broady recorded wins over Klara Koukalova, Yang Zhaoxuan and former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki to reach her second WTA semifinal, exiting at that stage to another former Wimbledon runner-up, Eugenie Bouchard.


Naomi Broady lost in the first round of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships as a wildcard entry.


Naomi Broady worked as a commentator on Radio Five Live for the 2021 US Open.


Naomi Broady's big serve is the stand out feature of her game.


Naomi Broady's tactic is to dominate opponents with her serve, making it impossible for them to break her, and then to try to get a break herself.


Naomi Broady can hit slice shots when on the defensive.