PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
192
WTA
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  • Age23
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2007
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“I’m so excited and grateful for the opportunity to play at such a great event. I will enjoy every minute of it and look forward to giving my absolute best.”

— Olivia Rogowska, 30 Dec 2014

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On court

  • Started playing tennis aged five when father, Slavek, introduced her to the game.
  • First realised she was good enough to become pro when she won her first $25,000 ITF title
  • Secured that maiden ITF title in 2008 at 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 her backhand
  • Favourite surface is clay
  • Says the toughest opponent she’s faced is Li Na
  • Match she most wishes she could replay would be her 2009 US Open first round loss to world No.1 Dinara Safina (Rogowska lost 6-7(5) 6-2 6-4)

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

2014 131
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

2015 Campinas ITF

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

Gallery: Fed Cup Day 1 action
Casey Dellacqua (R) shakes hands with Arantxa Rus after winning their second singles rubber in the Netherlands v Australia Fed Cup World Group Play-off tie in 's-Hertogenbosch; Henk Koster
20 hours ago

The Aussies and the Dutch are locked at 1-1 after the first day of play in their Fed Cup World Group Play-off tie in 's-Hertogenbosch - check out the Day 1 highlights in our…
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Gallery: Fed Cup official draw
Australia's Fed Cup team of (L-R) Jarmila Gajdosova, Casey Dellacqua, captain Alicia Molik, Sam Stosur and Olivia Rogowska take a selfie at the official draw ceremony ahead of their 2015 World Group Play-off tie against the Netherlands in 's-Hertogenbosch; Henk Koster
18 April, 2015

The Australian and Dutch Fed Cups teams assembled at the 14-century 's-Hertogenbosch town hall for their World Group Play-off tie official draw cermeony.
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Gajdosova, Stosur headline Fed Cup Day 1 action
Jarmila Gajdosova in action during the reverse singles of the Australia v Germany Fed Cup tie in Stuttgart; Getty Images
18 April, 2015

Jarmila Gajdosova will open Australia’s Fed Cup campaign against the Netherlands this weekend, with Sam Stosur also in singles action.
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Fed Cup: loss to Germany still stings
Angelique Kerber celebrates her victory over Sam Stosur in the reverse singles of the Australia v Germany Fed Cup tie in Stuttgart with German captain Barbara Rittner; Getty Images
17 April, 2015

Still seething from their hard-fought loss to Germany, Australia plan to take out their Fed Cup frustrations on the Netherlands in order to retain their place in the World Group.
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