PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Gadecki

  • Age16
  • Born24 April 2002
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, Queensland
  • PlaysRight-handed
“We've had big battles. Mentally I was coming in kind of the underdog, which always helps. So I can just swing freely and go for it.”

— Olivia Gadecki, 7 Dec 2018

» Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final

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
  • 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

Berezov, Gadecki to clash in 16/u final
Anastasia Berezov celebrates her victory in the 16/u Australian Championships semifinals (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
2 hours ago

Top seeds Olivia Gadecki and Anastasia Berezov will clash in the 16/u Australian Championships girls' final while No.2 seec Tai Sach made it through to the boys' final.…
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Top seeds through to 12/u and 16/u Championships quarterfinals
Taylah Lawless
13 December, 2018

The December Showdown continues with the 16/u and 12/u national championships, with rain forcing players to compete under the roof at the National Tennis Centre.
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December Showdown 12/u and 16/u tournaments underway
Olivia Gadecki
12 December, 2018

December Showdown week two is underway with the 16/u and 12/u national championships. Players battled through difficult conditions at Melbourne Park today.
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Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final
Alexander Crnokrak in action during the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
7 December, 2018

Defending champion Alexander Crnokrak will face Rinky Hijikata for the 18/u Australian title, while Gabriella Da Silva-Fick and Olivia Gadecki will fight it out for the…
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