PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
128
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

Rogowska leads WTA Rising Star voting
Olivia Rogowska in action during Wimbledon 2014 qualifying; Getty Images
19 September, 2014

Australia's Olivia Rogowska has gone a step closer to a berth in the WTA Rising Stars Invitational in Singapore after heading the latest fan vote for the event.
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Gajdosova qualifies in Tokyo
Jarmila Gajdosova in action during her final round qualifying victory over Misa Eguchi at the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open; Getty Images
15 September, 2014

Jarmila Gajdosova has continued her sparkling recent form to qualify for the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan on Monday.
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Aussie trio head to Asia
(L-R) Olivia Rogowska, Casey Dellacqua and Sam Stosur; Getty Images
15 September, 2014

Sam Stosur, Casey Dellacqua and Olivia Rogowska will contest events in three different cities across Asia this week.
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Rogowska poised for Singapore berth
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16:  Olivia Rogowska of Australia serves in her second round match against Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine during day four of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
12 September, 2014

The first tranche of votes are in for the WTA Rising Stars Invitational, and Olivia Rogowska is well-positioned to nab a spot in Singapore.
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