Monika Wejnert

  • Age24
  • Born 6 April 1992
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • LivesSpringwood, Queensland
  • Height172 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachChris Steel

On court

  • 14/u Winter Nationals Champion in 2006
  • represented Australia in the 2008 Optus Junior Fed Cup
  • made an instant name for herself during the 2008 December Showdown, when she reached the final of the Australian Open Wildcard Play-off, losing in three tight sets to Jelena Dokic after having beaten her earlier in the round-robin stage of the event
  • made senior Grand Slam debut at the 2009 Australian Open, going down to Italian Karin Knapp 7-6(6) 6-4
  • awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the inaugural Brisbane International (2009).
  • short-term goals are to travel and achieve a top 10 ranking
  • ultimate tennis ambition is to win the Australian Open
  • admires Roger Federer because of his unbelievable game, saying “he’s one of the best players the world has ever seen”
  • strength is her ability to perform well under pressure
  • says her eating habits while travelling could be better

Off court

  • says her parents, Kazimierz, a welder, and Janina, a housewife, have been the strongest influence on her career, supporting her from a young age
  • has two siblings, a younger brother, Jakob, and an older brother, Szymon, who began playing tennis and inspired her to take up the sport
  • most enjoys about tennis the challenges and fulfilling life goals
  • enjoys relaxing and going for bike rides

Monika Wejnert in the news

2014 ATL South East Conference Women’s Teams Preview
11 December, 2012. Storm Sanders at 2013 Australian Open Playoff. Xue Bai
24 November, 2014

The 2014 South East Women's Conference of the ATL commences this Friday, 28th of November.
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Tennyson Volt Preview
JP Smith, AO Play-off, Melbourne Park, 2013. GETTY IMAGES
19 November, 2014

Tennyson Volt Men’s: The Tennyson Volt debuted last season, finishing the round robin in a very impressive third place. Feeling the pressure at their home tie final, the…
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Leading Aussie players go head-to-head in the Qld Conference
6 November, 2013

The defending men’s and women’s champions will face stern opening round tests in the Asia Pacific Tennis League, QLD Conference when it kicks off Friday night at the Shaw…
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AO Play-off highlights: Sophie Ferguson v Monika Wejnert
Sophie Ferguson in her first round group match vs Monika Wejnert. Nic Bishop.
14 December, 2010

Watch highlights from the first round-robin match between Sophie Ferguson and Monika Wejnert at the Australian Open Wildcard Play-off.
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