PLAYER PROFILE

Monique Adamczak

  • Age35
  • 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

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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Gavrilova survives thriller to reach Hong Kong quarters
Australia's Daria Gavrilova hits a return during her women's singles match against Romania's Monica Niculescu at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 11, 2018. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)
12 October, 2018

Daria Gavrilova lets a commanding lead slip before eventually seeing off Monica Niculescu at the Hong Kong Open, while Sam Stosur is through to the doubles semifinals alongside…
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Tomic qualifies at ATP Chengdu Open
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
24 September, 2018

Bernard Tomic joins Matt Ebden in the main draw of the ATP Chengdu Open in what was a winning weekend for Australians in China.
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Tomljanovic into Japan Open quarters
Ajla Tomljanovic in action during her second-round victory over Magdalena Frech at the Silicon Valley Classic in San jose; Getty Images
12 September, 2018

Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic advances to the last eight of the Japan Women's Open in Hiroshima after compatriots Priscilla Hon and Arina Rodionova fall in the opening…
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