PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Gadecki

  • Age18
  • 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

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

Olivia Gadecki in the news

Aussies qualify at Adelaide International
Maddison Inglis in action at the Adelaide International. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

Maddison Inglis and Storm Sanders have sealed main draw spots at the Adelaide International with impressive qualifying wins against higher-ranked opponents today.
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Ranking movers: Kokkinakis, Gadecki on the rise
ON THE RISE: Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki. Pictures: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

A number of Australians have made impressive improvements in the latest tour rankings, including Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki.
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Draws revealed for Adelaide International 2021
Ash Barty in Adelaide in January. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 February, 2021

The draws have been set for this week's Adelaide International, a WTA 500 tournament held at Adelaide's Memorial Drive Tennis Centre.
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Tomljanovic, Stosur and Gadecki receive Adelaide International wildcards
Ajla Tomljanovic in action at the Melbourne Summer Series this month. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 February, 2021

Three more Australians receive main draw singles wildcards for next week's Adelaide International tournament.
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