2010 saw Kasey Brown
really establish herself as a threat and contender on the WSA tour. Another successful export from Australia, her
first ever WSA World Tour title came in 2005 when she claimed the WA Open in
her home country. It was a year later
however that Kasey would really hit her stride as she not only retained the WA
Open, but followed on with wins in the Naracoorte, South Australian and
Australian Opens, beating higher seeds in all four events.
The athletic Australian
from New South Wales made her debut in the top ten at the start of 2010. She started the year with two quarter finals
at the Greenwich Open and Cleveland Classic, going down to Egyptians Omneya
Abdel Kawy and Raneem El Weleily.
Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010. She came away from the
event the only player to secure three medals. A truly dramatic win over
Madeline Perry in the quarter final of the singles was memorable, especially
coming from two games down. She lost out to Nicol David in the semi final and
the received a walk over Alison Waters in the bronze medal play off. She took
another bronze medal with teammate Donna Urquhart in the Women's Doubles. The
icing on the cake was the Gold medal she achieved in the Mixed Doubles with
partner Cameron Pilley.
She briefly held the
world No5 spot at the end of 2011, following a semi-final finish in the Carol
Weymuller Open and runner-up in the US Open, but was unable to play to her
seeding in the first half of 2012. The
Australian began a more consistent level after the summer-break, reaching the
quarter-finals of her home event, the Australian Open, and later reached round
two of the Malaysian Open. To finish the
year, Brown beat Annie Au in the US Open to reach the quarters as a non-seeded
player and also beat fifth seed Madeline Perry in the Hong Kong Open in
Brown started 2013 by reaching
the final at the Tournament of Champions and the semi final of the Greenwich
Open. She has followed this up by
reaching the quarter final of the Texas Open and Allam British Open.