Olivia Rogowska

  • Age23
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2007
“I was extra prepared today, sometimes these juniors come out swinging and have nothing to lose and I have the pressure, expecting to win.”

— Olivia Rogowska, 16 Dec 2014

» Ruthless Rogowska into Play-off quarters

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



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


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

Gavrilova v Rodionova in Play-off final
Daria Gavrilova in action during the semifinals of the Australian Open 2015 Play-off; Jason Lockett
7 hours ago

UPDATE: Daria Gavrilova and Arina Rodionova will meet in the final of the Australian Open 2015 Play-off after both came through their semifinal matches in straight sets.
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Gavrilova sets up Rogowska showdown
Daria Gavrilova (R) shakes hands with Abbie Myers after winning their Australian Open 2015 Play-off quarterfinal; Elizabeth Xue Bai
18 December, 2014

Third seed Daria Gavrilova and No.1 seed Olivia Rogowska will go toe-to-toe in the Australian Open Play-off semifinals after each came through their matches on Thursday in…
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Saville withdraws from Play-off
Luke Saville in action at the Australian Open 2015 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
18 December, 2014

Luke Saville has been dealt an unfortunate blow, forced to withdraw from the Australian Open 2015 Play-off with a hamstring injury.
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Ruthless Rogowska into Play-off quarters
Olivia Rogowska in action during her first round win at the Australian Open 2015 Play-off; Elizabeth Xue Bai
16 December, 2014

Olivia Rogowska began her Australian Open 2015 Play-off campaign in formidable fashion on Tuesday, scoring a 6-1 6-0 win over 15-year-old Seone Mendez.
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