PLAYER PROFILE

Olivia Rogowska

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
150
WTA
RANKING
  • Age27
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAndrew Mclean
  • Pro Since2007
FOLLOW
“I’ve been playing some really good tennis in the last couple of months. Even in practice I definitely notice that my level has improved so I knew a result wasn’t too far off.”

— Olivia Rogowska, 16 Oct 2016

» Rogowska breaks drought to claim Cairns title

On court

  • Started playing tennis aged five when father, Slavek, introduced her to the game.
  • First realised she was good enough to become pro when she won her first $25,000 ITF title (Sorrento) at age 17
  • Made here Grand Slam debut at the 2009 Australian Open as a wildcard
  • Achieved a top 150 WTA ranking in 2014 following titles in Launceston and Sacramento
  • Her dream is to play at all the Grand Slams tournaments
  • Favourite shot is her backhand and favourite surface is clay
  • Says the toughest opponent she’s faced is Li Na
  • Match she most wishes she could replay would be her 2009 US Open first round loss to world No.1 Dinara Safina (Rogowska lost 6-7(5) 6-2 6-4)

Off court

  • Speaks English and Polish
  • Player she most admires is former former world No.1 Steffi Graf
  • Favourite AFL team is St Kilda Football Club, favourite actor is Adam Sandler and favourite music genre is dance
  • Hobbies include playing the piano, soccer, practising yoga and reading
  • Her mother is Joanna and she has a sister, Sylvia.

Year-end singles ranking history

2017 186
2016 279
2015 274
2014 131
2013 166
2012 114
2011 178
2010 211
2009 154
2008 491
2007 1129
2006 1052

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Cairns ITF

2016 Cairns ITF

2014 Launceston ITF, Sacramento ITF

2012 Burnie ITF, Rockhampton ITF, Esperance ITF

2011 Alice Springs ITF, Port Pirie ITF

2010 Darwin ITF

2009 Esperance ITF

2008 Sorrento ITF

Finals

2015 Campinas ITF

2013 Landisville ITF

2012 Sydney ITF, Port Pirie ITF, Margaret River ITF, Bendigo ITF

2011 Bundaberg ITF

2009 Kalgoorlie ITF, Bundaberg ITF

Olivia Rogowska in the news

Kyrgios ready for singles return
READY: Nick Kyrgios is looking forward to returning to singles action next week; Getty Images
5 June, 2018

Nick Kyrgios reveals he is in a good head space as the grass court season begins.
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Tomic and Cabrera keep Aussie qualifying hopes alive
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
24 May, 2018

Bernard Tomic and Lizette Cabrera make progress while six Australians suffer defeats on day three of French Open qualifying.
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Rogowska, Cabrera and Smith set for Roland Garros qualifying
FOCUSED: Olivia Rogowska begins her French Open qualifying campaign tonight; Getty Images
22 May, 2018

Three Australians - Olivia Rogowska, Lizette Cabrera and John-Patrick Smith - begin their French Open qualifying campaign tonight.
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Alex De Minaur awarded Roland Garros wildcard and Aussie women’s play-off kicks off today
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Alex de Minaur of Australia celebrates winning a point in his second round match against Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovinia during day four of the 2018 Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 10, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
18 May, 2018

Alex De Minaur will make his second appearance in the main draw of Roland Garros and the Aussie women's play-off gets underway in Paris.
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