PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Gadecki

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
165
WTA
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born24 April 2002
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, Queensland
  • PlaysRight-handed
“The best advice I’ve got is to be present. I think it is really important”

— Olivia Gadecki, 26 Mar 2024

» Train with Olivia Gadecki: “The best advice I’ve got is to be present”

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
2020

Titles/Finals

Titles

2021 Antalya ITF, Vigo ITF

Finals

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

Ranking movers: Ebden reclaims No.1, Kokkinakis returns to top 100
Matt Ebden and Thanasi Kokkinakis are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
16 April, 2024

Australians Matt Ebden and Thanasi Kokkinakis achieve significant milestones in the latest ATP Tour world rankings.
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Ranking movers: Storm Hunter hits new career-high in singles
Storm Hunter. Picture: Getty Images
1 April, 2024

In-form Australian Storm Hunter rises to a new career-high in the latest WTA Tour singles rankings.
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Ranking movers: Fast-rising Aussies climb to new career-highs
Olivia Gadecki, Taylah Preston and Talia Gibson all sit at new career-high rankings this week.
18 March, 2024

Promising Australian women Olivia Gadecki, Taylah Preston and Talia Gibson all sit at new career-high rankings this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Celebrating winners aged from 15 to 83
Alicia Smith and Tahlia Kokkinis celebrate winning an Australian Pro Tour title in Mildura. Picture: Tennis Australia
18 March, 2024

Tahlia Kokkinis, a 15-year-old from Brisbane, was among 10 Australian players to win a professional title this week.
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