PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

3
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
131
WTA
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2007
FOLLOW
“"There was probably one rally which changed the whole match"”

— Olivia Rogowska, 16 Jan 2014

» Rogowska falls to Svitolina at Australian Open

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

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

Hewitt, Ebden in action in Houston
Lleyton Hewitt (L) and Matt Ebden; Getty Images
7 April, 2014

Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Matt Ebden will kick off their 2014 claycourt seasons when they contest this week's US Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas.
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Hewitt wins all-Australian battle in desert
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia hits a return to Matthew Ebden of Australia during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells; Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
7 March, 2014

UPDATE: Lleyton Hewitt has defeated fellow Australian Matt Ebden in their first round match at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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Dellacqua, Rogowska qualify for Indian Wells
Casey Dellacqua (R) and Olivia Rogowska have won through to the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells; Getty Images
5 March, 2014

UPDATE 1.50pm: Casey Dellacqua and Olivia Rogowska have joined fellow Australian Sam Stosur in the main draw at Indian Wells after both won their final round qualifying matches…
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Aussies in Indian Wells action
(L-R) Thanasi Kokkinakis, Samantha Stosur and Sam Groth are among the Aussies competing at Indian Wells; Getty Images
4 March, 2014

Sam Stosur and a troupe of Aussie men have on Monday been placed in the draws for the upcoming BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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