PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

3
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
106
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

Rankings watch: top 100 return for Tomic
Bernard Tomic in action at the ATP event in Bogota, Colombia; Getty Images
21 July, 2014

Bernard Tomic's win at the ATP Claro Open Colombia in Bogota has vaulted the 21-year-old back inside the top 100, making him the sixth Aussie man in this elite bracket.
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Rankings watch: Groth cracks top 100
Sam Groth in action in the Wimbledon qualifying event at Roehampton, London; Getty Images
15 July, 2014

Sam Groth has surged to world No.99 after his run to the ATP Newport semifinals, while there were also gains for Luke Saville, Ben Mitchell, Olivia Rogowska and Alexandra…
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ITF titles for Kokkinakis, Rogowska
Thanasi Kokkinakis, French Open, 2014. XUE BAI
14 July, 2014

Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Rogowska have continued a great weekend for Australian tennis with their respective victories at ITF events in North America.
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Wimbledon qualifying: Barty eases into second round
Ash Barty in action during her first round victory over Turkey's Cagla Buyukakcay in the Wimbledon qualifying event at Roehampton, London; Getty Images
18 June, 2014

UPDATE: Ash Barty won her first ever Grand Slam qualifying match to advance to the second round of the Wimbledon qualifying event at Roehampton.
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