PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Gadecki

5
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
162
WTA
RANKING
  • Age20
  • Born24 April 2002
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, Queensland
  • PlaysRight-handed
“To be honest, I don't even know where to start (to describe) how I'm feeling right now. At the end of the match I felt so overwhelmed that I didn't even know how I was feeling.”

— Olivia Gadecki, 12 Jan 2021

» Housemates Gadecki, Sweeny, Schoolkate win at AO qualifying

ON COURT

  • Represented Australia at the Longines Future Tennis Aces event in Paris in 2014
  • Won the 14/u Australian Championships singles title in December 2016
  • Part of the Australian Junior Fed Cup team in 2017
  • Embarked on a junior tour of Europe in 2018, reaching the final at the 2018 Torneo Internazionale Junior in Italy
  • Was a finalist in the 16/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park in 2018
  • Attacking style of game, helped by her big serve and forehand
  • As an unranked wildcard, defeated world No.4 Sofia Kenin at the Melbourne Summer Series in February 2021
  • Won her first professional ITF singles title in Antalya, Turkey in May 2021
  • Made Billie Jean King Cup debut at the 2021 Finals in Prague

OFF COURT

  • First encouraged to pick up a tennis racquet as a three-year-old by her four brothers
  • Names her idol as Serena Williams
  • Trained alongside world No.1 Ash Barty during 2020

Year-end singles rankings

2021 230
2020

Olivia Gadecki in the news

Social round-up: Aussies enjoying Roland Garros
Priscilla Hon at Roland Garros. Picture: Twitter
19 May, 2022

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date ...
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Aussies off to strong start in Roland Garros 2022 qualifying
Aleksandar Vukic. Picture: Getty Images
17 May, 2022

Six Australians, including Aleksandar Vukic, scored opening-round wins as the Roland Garros 2022 qualifying competition began in Paris.
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Nine Aussie women ready for Roland Garros 2022 qualifying
Lizette Cabrera, Olivia Gadecki and Maddison Inglis are among the Aussie contenders in Roland Garros 2022 qualifying.
16 May, 2022

Lizette Cabrera, Olivia Gadecki and Maddison Inglis lead the Aussie charge in the Roland Garros 2022 women's qualifying singles competition.
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Ranking movers: Popyrin rises after title-winning run
Alexei Popyrin celebrates his ATP Challenger title win in Bordeaux. Picture: Twitter
16 May, 2022

Australian Alexei Popyrin has been rewarded with a significant ranking rise after claiming his second career ATP Challenger title at an event in Bordeaux.
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