PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Tjandramulia

  • Age19
  • Born11 May 1997
  • Birth PlaceJakarta, Indonesia
  • LivesQueensland, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachDean Toparis, Judy Tjandramulia
“I did get a bit of tightness in the first and third set which made it pretty close. Hopefully that won’t happen again [in the final] tomorrow.”

— Olivia Tjandramulia, 12 Dec 2014

» Olivia gets physical as 18s semis go the distance

On court

  • started playing tennis when she was four years old
  • realised she was good enough at age 12 to pursue a professional career
  • in 2012, won the girls singles at the Optus 12s and 14s National Grasscourts Championships
  • was a finalist in 2012 at the Optus 16s National Claycourt Championships
  • loves doing kick serves, just like tennis idol Sam Stosur
  • feels her game most closely resembles those of Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Kim Clijsters
  • her dream tennis scenario would be victory over Williams on Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open
  • professional goal is to become world No.1 and make a living out of tennis

Off court

  • loves travelling; thinks Paris is the most beautiful city to play in
  • best piece of advice she’s received is to stay calm and put 100% into everything
  • her perfect day would involve winning a Grand Slam final

Year-end rankings history

2015 533
2014 991
2013 774

Titles/Finals

Finals

2015 Cairns ITF

2014 Yeongwol ITF

Olivia Tjandramulia in the news

Fourlis, Myers to battle for AO wildcard
Jaimee Fourlis
17 December, 2016

After Jaimee Fourlis advanced to the AO Play-off final with a straight-sets defeat of Olivia Tjandramulia, Abbie Myers beat Alison Bai in a gritty three-setter in the second…
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Tjandramulia ends Rodionova’s wildcard bid
Olivia Tjandramulia in action during the Australian Open Play-off; Getty Images
15 December, 2016

No.1 seed Arina Rodionova, a finalist in last year's AO Play-off, fell in the quarterfinals of this year's event to teen Olivia Tjandramulia.
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Tomic through as defending champ Inglis withdraws
Sara Tomic in action at the December Showdown; photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai
13 December, 2016

Sara Tomic has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open play-off after last year's winner Maddison Inglis withdrew from their match with a stomach virus.
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Bains targeting first Slam main draw
Naiktha Bains in action during the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2015 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Mae Dumrigue
11 December, 2016

The No.4 seed in this week's AO Play-off draw, Aussie young gun Naiktha Bains is primed for a strong performance after an intense training block.
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