Naomi Broady is a British professional tennis player who was born on 28th February, 1990 in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. During her career till now, Naomi has won seven singles and twelve doubles titles on the ITF tour. She is also the sister of the tennis player Liam Broady. Broady attended Priestnall School. She began to play tennis when she was at the age of seven. She is the daughter of Simon and Shirley. Naomi has two brother and a sister.
As a junior, Naomi competed on the junior ITF circuit from January of 2004 till June of 2008. In April 2006, she won one singles title at the Sutton ITF Junior Tournament and she lost in the quarterfinals of four others which includes the 2008 Wimbledon girls’ tournament. There, she was defeated by Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand.
She never won the title in junior doubles but she reached the semifinals in one tournament and also the quarterfinals in four other games. Broady started to play on the adult ITF circuit in January of 2005 but she was not able to qualify for any of the five tournaments she entered. She continued playing in 2006 but until November, she did not pass round two of any tournament.
Her hard work and dedication was paid off when she won the title of UK Under-18 girls champion in the year 2007. The following year, Broady reached to the semi-finals of her first $10000 ITF event of the year in Sunderland. She reached the quarterfinals in February in Portimao and lost to Russian Nina Bratchikova. In the month of June Naomi made her debut on the WTA tour at the tier III DFS Classic qualifying tournament.
She also made her first Grand Slam appearance in the qualifying draw of Wimbledon. She end the year 2008 by ranking world number 444. In February of 2009, Naomi won her first adult title in Grenoble, France. She reached her best singles ranking of world number 185 on 30th January 2012.
She aims to climb the WTA world rankings and she says that her favorite surfaces are hard and grass because they favour her big serve as well as powerful range of groundstrokes. Prior to that, standing tall at the height of six feet and two inch, Naomi Broady has a necklace as her lucky charm.