PLAYER PROFILE

Monique Adamczak

  • Age37
  • 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

Rediscovering the love of playing
BACK STRONGER: Australian players Monique Adamczak, Ajla Tomljanovic, Christopher O'Connell and Alex Bolt have all experienced career-highs after extended breaks.
27 May, 2020

A break from tennis can reignite your passion and help you return stronger, as Aussie players Monique Adamczak, Ajla Tomljanovic, Christopher O’Connell and Alex Bolt have all…
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Aussies in action: Asian swing continues
ONE TO WATCH: Alex de Minaur is competing in an ATP Masters 1000 event in Shanghai this week; Getty Images
7 October, 2019

John Millman and Alex de Minaur lead Aussie charge in Shanghai this week, while a strong contingent of Australian women are competing in Tianjin.
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Aussie women thriving in Asian doubles events
(L-R) Storm Sanders, Jess Moore, Ellen Perez and Monique Adamczak (Getty Images)
13 September, 2019

Four Australian women -- Ellen Perez, Monque Adamczak, Jess Moore and Storm Sanders -- have advanced to semifinals at various WTA events across Asia this week.
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Wimbledon Day 6: Barty, Millman aim for second week
Ash Barty (L) and John Millman in action at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
6 July, 2019

World No.1 Ash Barty makes her first appearance on Centre Court in 2019 while John Millman takes on in-form Sam Querrey in round three.
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