PLAYER PROFILE

Monique Adamczak

  • Age34
  • Born21 January 1983
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesBradenton, Florida
  • Height170 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
“Right now, I’m just really enjoying playing these Pro Tour events. I need to do well and try to get my ranking down for the Australian Open.”

— Monique Adamczak, 25 Oct 2014

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On court

  • started playing tennis aged nine, reaching the quarter-final of the Wimbledon Girls’ Singles in 1999
  • won her maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit title in India in 2000, defeating hometown favourite Manisha Malhotra 6-2 2-6 6-3 in the final
  • secured three ITF Futures Pro Circuit titles in 2003, two on home soil in Warrnambool and Yarrawonga
  • made her WTA main draw debut in Canberra in 2004
  • made her Grand Slam debut at the 2007 Australian Open, winning her first WTA match and subsequently breaking into the world’s top 200
  • won ITF Futures titles in Santos, Brazil and Kharkiv in 2009, as well as qualifying for the main draw of the US Open
  • enjoying a solid season in 2012, reaching ITF finals in Fukuoka, Kurume and Kalgoorlie
  • favourite surface is grass

Off court

  •  enjoys snowboarding in her spare time

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 331
2013 278
2012 187
2011 284
2010 342
2009 143
2008 196
2007 167
2006 232
2005 382
2004 336
2003 271
2002 854
2001 315
2000 472

Titles/Finals

Titles

2010 Irapuato ITF

2009 Santos ITF, Kharkiv ITF

2008 Rockhampton ITF

2003 Warrnambool ITF, Yarrawonga ITF, Finland ITF

2000 Jalpur ITF

Finals

2012 Fukuoka ITF, Kurume ITF, Makinohara ITF, Hamamatsu ITF

2011 Kurume ITF

2007 Nuriootpa ITF

2006 Canberra ITF, Tenerife ITF, Valladolid ITF

Monique Adamczak in the news

Five minutes with … Storm Sanders
Storm Sanders; Getty Images
13 October, 2017

Finally overcoming the physical problems which have for years plagued her promising career, Storm Sanders has discovered newfound success in the tandem game.
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Prosperous times for Australian women’s tennis
(L-R) Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Casey Dellacqua and Ash Barty are all flourishing in a fantastic season for Australian women's tennis; Getty Images
22 September, 2017

With three top-50 ranked women for the first time in 28 years and a squad of talented teenagers emerging, the Australian female tennis landscape is looking increasingly rosy.
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Biggest movers: Rodionova sets new high
NEW HIGH: Arina Rodionova has set a new career-best ranking after her Wimbledon performance; Getty Images
18 July, 2017

Arina Rodionova rises to a new career-high ranking after Wimbledon effort.
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Aussies in action: Wimbledon Day 5
John-Patrick Smith (L) and Matt Reid in action in the men's doubles at Wimbledon; Getty Images
7 July, 2017

Three all-Aussie pairs will aim to continue their run at Wimbledon while mixed doubles action also kicks off on Day 5.
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