Agnieszka Radwańska

Agnieszka Radwańska ( listen? / I ) ( born March 6, 1989 in Kraków ) is a Polish tennis player. She plays as her younger sister Urszula Radwańska for Nadwiślan Kraków ( Cracow). 2005 Wimbledon and 2006 at the French Open, she won the title at the Junior Women. Since October 2011 she is again in the top ten of the WTA world rankings, it was already July 2008 to September 2010.

  • 2.1 Single
  • 2.2 double
  • 3.1 Individual
  • 3.2 double


In 2005 she won the tournament of Wimbledon in the junior class. In the final, she defeated Tamira Paszek, the Austrian 6:3 and 6:4.


In May 2006, she first drew attention to himself on the professional tour, as they in the first round Anastasia Myskina defeated the Tier II tournament in Warsaw in three sets and failed to Elena Dementieva in the quarter -finals.

On June 11, she won the French Open without dropping a set of junior women, as they 6-4, 6-1 defeat in the final Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. With its top spot in the ITF ranking, she received a wildcard for the main draw at Wimbledon. Immediately on her debut, she reached there as only the second Polish woman in tournament history the second round, but lost the later semi-finalist Kim Clijsters.

In August she qualified for the main draw of the U.S. Open, where she failed in the second round to Tatiana Golovin. In September, they eliminated the Tier II tournament in Luxembourg after recovering from qualifying the former number one, Venus Williams, as well as the seeded Elena Dementieva one position and only lost in the semifinals Francesca Schiavone.

The year she finished ranked 57 in the world rankings. For her performance of the season Radwańska was awarded in March 2007 with the Sony Ericsson Award for Newcomer of the Year.

In the 2007 season, she found only in Indian Wells back to their previous form. In the match against the house favorite high Lucie Šafářová Radwańska missed three match points before they 3:6, 7:62, 6:74 lost. In Miami, it has been improved and defeated Shenay Perry ( 6-2, 6-1 ) and Zheng Jie ( 6-3, 6-4 ) without problems. In round three against the former world number one Martina Hingis they playful in the first sentence a 4-2 lead, won the second set with an offensive and richly varied game and was in the third set then clearly the stronger - she defeated the number six in the world end up with 4:6, 6:3, 6:2.

After another good results Radwańska succeeded in July, the breakthrough when they won without dropping her first WTA tournament in Stockholm. In the final, she defeated Vera Dushevina clear 6:1, 6:1. At the U.S. Open she managed a sensation when she threw the seeded number two Maria Sharapova out of the tournament in the third round. Radwańska finished the year ranked 26th in the WTA world rankings.

After a failed season start in 2008 in Hobart at the Australian Open she reached her first quarterfinal at a Grand Slam tournament by defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova and Nadia Petrova. Shortly thereafter, she won her second WTA title in Pattaya. After good results at the Tier I tournament in Doha ( semifinals ) and Indian Wells ( Quarter-finals ) they also won the WTA tournament in Istanbul, where she won the final against Elena Dementieva 6-3, 6-2. They thus passed the prize money, as the first Polish woman at all, the 1- million - dollar mark. At the French Open for the first time she pulled a last sixteen. After Injury rejection in Birmingham, she started with her biggest career success in the lawn season. She won the tournament in Eastbourne with a final victory over Nadia Petrova. At Wimbledon, she reached with a dramatic three-set victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova, the second quarter-final of a Grand Slam tournament. In the sixth meeting of the two, it was the second victory for Radwańska - and again at a Grand Slam tournament. On July 7, it was first performed in the top ten.

In the 2009 season Radwańska confirmed the performance achieved in the previous year and finished the season again as ten world rankings.

2010 to present

At the U.S. hard court tournaments she scored again in 2010 remarkable results: The finale of San Diego, she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of Indian Wells, Dubai and Stanford they defeated Caroline Wozniacki, Wiktoryja Azarenka and Maria Sharapova and in the quarterfinals of Miami, and Montreal she failed to Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova. Your best result at Grand Slam tournaments was the first knockout round of Wimbledon, where she drew the short straw against the Chinese Li Na in straight sets. They then had to quit early due to a broken toe the season.

At the Australian Open in 2011 she reached the quarter-finals, where they defeated the future champion Kim Clijsters. Also in Doha against Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals was closing. Only until the second round came Radwańska in Indian Wells ( losing to Azarenka ) as later in Roland Garros ( against Sharapova ). When grass tournament in Eastbourne they eliminated in the quarter-final against future Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová. At Wimbledon, even she already had to concede defeat in round two Petra Cetkovská.

The hard court season started at the WTA tournament in Stanford with a quarter-finals ( losing to Sabine Lisicki ). In San Diego, among others followed after victories about Andrea Petkovic and Vera Swonarewa finally a title win - her fifth on the tour.

In the 2012 season, they failed at the Australian Open in the quarterfinals at the later winner Wiktoryja Azarenka 7:6, 0:6, 2:6. In Dubai, she defeated in the finals Julia Goerges 7-5, 6-4. The second tournament win of the year celebrated Radwańska in Miami, where she defeated Sharapova in the final with just this result. Before the French Open, she secured the next track: in the final, she defeated Simona Halep of Brussels with 7:5, 6:0. During the subsequent Grand Slam tournament in Paris, she already had in round three of the resurgent Svetlana Kuznetsova with 1:6, 2:6 clearly beaten surprising. At Wimbledon, Radwańska then moved for the first time in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. She defeated Serena Williams 1:6, 7:5, 2:6, but reached number two in the WTA world ranking to date their best placement. At the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London she led the Polish delegation as flag bearer. At the tournament she divorced then surprisingly against Julia Goerges.

2013 she won in Auckland, Sydney and Seoul each one WTA title. At the Australian Open and the French Open, she was eliminated in the quarterfinals respectively. At Wimbledon, she made it to the semifinals at the U.S. Open and she was disqualified in the second round of. A good year, but without any major tournament victory.

At the Australian Open in 2014, she reached the semi-finals. In Indian Wells she made it to the finals, where she defeated Flavia Pennetta 6:2 and 6:1.

Tournament Win



Career statistics and tournament balance


Legend: S = tournament victory; F, HF, VF, AF = finals / semifinals / quarterfinals / knockout stages; 1, 2, 3 = eliminated in the first / second / third main round; RR = Round Robin ( Group Stage ); n a = not discharged; a K. = other category; PO ( Playoff) = promotion and relegation round of Fed Cup; K1, K2, K3 = participation in the Continental Group I, II, III in the Fed Cup.

Were considered the tournaments Tier I ( to 2008), or the tournaments of categories Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 ( since 2009).


Private life

Radwańska comes from a sports family. Her grandfather Władysław was a hockey player in Cracovia Kraków. Her father Robert Piotr Radwański, who also coached, played tennis at KS Nadwiślan Kraków. Mother Marta cares as an accountant for the finances of the daughters.

Born in Krakow, Agnieszka Radwańska spent her first years in Germany Gronau (Westphalia), where her father was a tennis coach at the TV green - gold.

In June 2007, she finished high school.