PLAYER PROFILE

Monique Adamczak

  • Age36
  • 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

Barty and Thomspon break new ground in Paris
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 30: Ashleigh Barty of Australia celebrates victory during her ladies singles second round match against Danielle Collins of The United States during Day five of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
30 May, 2019

Ash Barty and Jordan Thompson are through to the French Open third round for the first time, while Priscilla Hon fights on against Madison Keys.
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Bogota: Sharma reaches first WTA quarterfinal
Astra Sharma (Getty Images)
12 April, 2019

Astra Sharma continues her breakout 2019 season, dismissing No.8 seed Magda Linetta to advance to the quarterfinals of the WTA Claro Open Colsanitas in Bogota, Colombia.
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Aussie women’s tennis strongest in 20 years, says Pratt
The Australian Fed Cup team celebrates its victory over the US in Asheville, North Carolina in February 2019 (Getty Images)
21 February, 2019

With a new-look team and more players vying for selection, Australia coach Nicole Pratt is filled with optimism ahead of April’s Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus.
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Hong Kong: Stosur a doubles champion again
Sam Stosur (L) and Zhang Shuai pose with their trophies after winning the WTA doubles title in Hong Kong (credit: Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open)
15 October, 2018

Sam Stosur combined with Shuai Zhang to win the WTA Hong Kong Open doubles final on Sunday - her first tandem title in five years.
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