Olivia Rogowska

  • Age26
  • Born 7 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAndrew Mclean
  • Pro Since2007
“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

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



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


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

Stosur claims come from behind win in Sydney
Sam Stosur in action during her win over German Carina Witthoeft; Getty Images
9 January, 2018

Sam Stosur had to fight but she managed to overcome a decent challenge by German Carina Witthoeft.
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Top-16 seed beckons for Barty at Australian Open
Ash Barty celebrates her round-robin victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in Zhuhai; Getty Images
8 December, 2017

Following the withdrawal of Svetlana Kuznetsova, Australia's Ash Barty could be elevated to 16th seeding - improving her chances of a more favourable draw at Australian Open…
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Biggest movers: Bolt returns to top 200
Alex Bolt; Getty Images
14 November, 2017

Alex Bolt has maintained his steady ascent in the ATP rankings, returning to the world's top 200 for the first time since April 2015.
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Rogowska falls in Bendigo final
12 November, 2017

Australian Open 2018 wildcard Olivia Rogowksa has been defeated in the Bendigo Tennis International final by Slovenian teen Tamara Zidansek.
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