Olivia Gadecki

  • Age19
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

Olivia Gadecki in the news

Sam Stosur finishes 2021 as top-ranked Australian woman in doubles
Sam Stosur in action at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
19 November, 2021

Eleven Australians have finished the 2021 season ranked inside the world's top 200 in doubles, led by Sam Stosur at world No.16.
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Ash Barty confirmed as year-end No.1
World No.1 Ash Barty acknowledges supporters at Wimbledon; Getty Images
19 November, 2021

Eight Australian women have finished the 2021 season inside the world's top 200 in singles, headlined by world No.1 Ash Barty.
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Ranking movers: James Duckworth makes top-50 debut
James Duckworth at the Paris Masters. Picture: Getty Images
8 November, 2021

In-form James Duckworth headlines an impressive group of Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Switzerland dashes Australian dreams in Billie Jean King Cup semifinals
Storm Sanders in action during the Billie Jean King Cup semifinals. Picture: ITF
6 November, 2021

Australia's winning run at the Billie Jean King Cup is over, with Switzerland proving too strong in the semifinals.
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