This is a player profile of Agnieszka Radwanska the Polish professional tennis player. Know all the personal and professional details about her in this article.
Player Profile – Agnieszka Radwanska
Basic Details about Agnieszka Radwanska
Full Name: Agnieszka Radwanska
Date of Birth: 6th March 1989
Place of Birth: Krakow, Poland
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.72 m)
Professional Details about Agnieszka Radwanska
Turned Pro: On 23rd April, 2005
Playing Style: Right Hand
Current Coach: Martina Navratilova
Highest WTA Ranking: No. 2 – Achieved on 9th July 2012
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances by Agnieszka Radwanska
Australian Open – SF (2014)
French Open – QF (2013)
Wimbledon – F (2012)
US Open – R4 (2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances by Agnieszka Radwanska
Australian Open – SF (2010)
French Open – QF (2009 and 2010)
Wimbledon – R3 (2007, 2011 and 2012)
US Open – SF (2011)
Best Major Tennis Tournaments Performances by Agnieszka Radwanska
WTA Tour Finals – SF (2012 and 2014)
Olympics – R2 (2008)
Hopman Cup – F (2014)
More about Agnieszka Radwanska
Agnieszka Radwanska was born to Robert and Marta Radwanski. She began her tennis at the age of 4. Her father was the inspiration behind her joining the game of tennis. Her younger sister Urszula also plays tennis. Radwanska often suggests that Pete Sampras and Martina Hingis are her inspirations.
Radwanska is known for using the tennis court intelligently and also on constructing the points against her opponents. She is the first ever player from Poland who has reached a grand slam final after the ‘Open Era’ was started. She reached the finals of the Wimbledon in 2012. Radwanska is also the first Polish female tennis player who has won any WTA Singles title. Radwanska achieved the feat by winning the Nordea Nordic Light Open in 2007. Radwanska has won the Most Impressive Newcomer award by the WTA in the year 2006.
Radawanska was also named the Most Poplar Player in the WTA rankings for four consecutive years, she achieved this feat between 2011 and 2014. This is the most by any women player. Further, she was awarded the highest sporting distinction in her country, the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski in the year 2007.
Agnieszka Radwanska is a WTA ambassador for the Habitat for Humanity.