Karolina Wlodarczak

  • Age37
  • Born27 June 1987
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height178 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed

On court

  • took up tennis at age 10
  • considers her speed, mental toughness and determination as key strengths
  • spent a year in the United States from August 2007 to May 2008 playing college tennis for Oklahoma State University; achieved exemplary academic records
  • former Australian junior No.1

Off court

  • tried many sports growing up; competed in swimming and athletics at state level
  • was also good at gymnastics and kung-fu, the latter in which she came close to achieving a black belt
  • parents are Maria and Henryk and her older brother, a lawyer, is Konrad
  • enjoys all sports, listening to music and catching up with friends


Year-end singles ranking history

2013 720
2012 535
2011 496
2010 434
2009 622
2008 731
2007 478
2006 722
2005 974

Karolina Wlodarczak in the news

Canberra Velocity fall to Royal South Yarras
25 January, 2016

The Royal South Yarras claim the first ATL victory over Canberra Velocity in Melbourne
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Kooyong and Royal South Yarras reach ATL Playoffs
Omar Jasika in action at Australian Open 2015; Getty Images
7 December, 2015

Victorian teams secured both the men's and women's ATL South Conference titles as the Kooyong Classics and Royal South Yarras were victorious at Melbourne Park.
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Biggest movers: Gavrilova on the march
Daria Gavrilova in action during her second round victory over Maria Sharapova at the Miami Open; Getty Images
7 April, 2015

Daria Gavrilova has soared more than 20 places in the latest rankings to continue her stunning recent climb up the WTA ladder.
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Blockbuster field set for Mornington Peninsula showdown
18 March, 2015

A bumper field will contest next week’s Mornington Peninsula Women’s Tennis International, with at least eight of Australia’s top rising stars set to compete at the…
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