Olivia Gadecki

  • Age21
  • 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
  • Won first Grand Slam main-draw singles match at Australian Open 2023
  • Advanced to semifinals in Australian Open 2023 mixed doubles alongside fellow Aussie Marc Polmans, where the wildcards had a match point against eventual champions Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos
  • Qualified at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time at her career at US Open 2023
  • Made top-100 debut in doubles in October 2023

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

2023 132
2022 201
2021 230



2021 Antalya ITF, Vigo ITF


2023 Burnie (W60) ITF, Burnie (W25) ITF, Canberra ITF

2022 Bendigo ITF, Bendigo ITF, Canberra ITF

2021 Sharm El Sheikh ITF, Madrid ITF

Olivia Gadecki in the news

Nine Aussies receive direct acceptance into Australian Open 2024
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic.
7 December, 2023

Fan favourites Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will lead the Aussie charge at Australian Open 2024.
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Six Aussies receive Australian Open 2024 main-draw singles wildcards
Kimberly Birrell has received an Australian Open 2024 main-draw singles wildcard.
6 December, 2023

Australian Kimberly Birrell is among the first batch of main-draw singles wildcard recipients for Australian Open 2024.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Two weddings and five title winners
Arina Rodionova celebrates winning her 16th career ITF singles title.
3 December, 2023

Australian Arina Rodionova won her 16th career ITF singles title this week. It is her seventh of a career-best season.
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Gibson secures biggest singles title on Australian Pro Tour
Talia Gibson celebrates her win at the Gold Coast Tennis International.
3 December, 2023

The future looks bright for Australian tennis, with three teenage talents scooping the women's titles at the Gold Coast Tennis International this week.
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