PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

4
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
107
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2007
FOLLOW
“Battled hard this week! So pumped to win the title.”

— Olivia Rogowska, 14 Jul 2014

» ITF titles for Kokkinakis, Rogowska

On court

  • Started playing tennis aged five when father, Slavek, introduced her to the game.
  • Secured her maiden ITF Futures title in 2008, winning in Sorrento, aged 17.
  • Made here Grand Slam debut at the 2009 Australian Open as a wildcard.
  • Scored her first win over a top 50 WTA player, beating Maria Kirilenko in the first round of French Open 2009.
  • Achieved a top 200 WTA ranking in 2009, following impressive ITF Futures results.
  • Her dream is to play at all the Grand Slams tournaments.
  • Favourite shot is the backhand.
  • Favourite surface is clay.

Off court

  • Speaks English and Polish.
  • Player she most admires is former former world No.1 Steffi Graf.
  • Favourite AFL team is St Kilda Football Club.
  • Hobbies include playing the piano, soccer, practising yoga and reading.
  • Favourite actor is Adam Sandler.
  • Favourite type of music is dance.
  • Her mother is Joanna and she has a sister, Sylvia.

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 166
2012 114
2011 178
2010 211
2009 154
2008 491
2007 1129
2006 1052

Titles/Finals

Titles

2014 Launceston ITF, Sacramento ITF

2012 Burnie ITF, Rockhampton ITF, Esperance ITF

2011 Alice Springs ITF, Port Pirie ITF

2010 Darwin ITF

2009 Esperance ITF

2008 Sorrento ITF

Finals

2013 Landisville ITF

2012 Sydney ITF, Port Pirie ITF, Margaret River ITF, Bendigo ITF

2011 Bundaberg ITF

2009 Kalgoorlie ITF, Bundaberg ITF

Olivia Rogowska in the news

Barty, Rodionova one step from US Open main draw
Ash Barty plays a forehand during her first round loss to Alize Cornet of France on Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros; Elizabeth Xue Bai
22 August, 2014

UPDATE: Ash Barty and Anastasia Rodionova stand one win away from the US Open main draw after each won their second-round qualifying matches on Thursday at Flushing Meadows.
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US Open qualifying: excellent day for Australia
Olivia Rogowska celebrates during her second round qualifying victory at Roland Garros; Elizabeth Xue Bai
21 August, 2014

Olivia Rogowska, Ash Barty, Anastasia Rodionova and Daria Gavrilova have all progressed to the second round of US Open qualifying.
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Aussies in action: US Open qualifying
James Duckworth celebrates his second round qualifying victory over Blaz Kavcic at the French Open, 2014. Xue Bai.
19 August, 2014

An 11-strong Australian contingent will take to the hard courts of Flushing Meadows this week in a bid to qualify for the US Open.
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Rankings watch: Kokkinakis cracks top 200
Thanasi Kokkinakis serves during his first round loss to Kevin Anderson at the ATP Masters event in Toronto, Canada; Getty Images
5 August, 2014

Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis has cracked the world's top 200 while a top 100 return seems imminent for comeback queen Jarmila Gajdosova.
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