Aleksandra Olsza
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Aleksandra Olsza
Aleksandra Olsza
Country (sports) Poland
ResidenceKatowice, Poland
Born (1977-12-08) 8 December 1977 (age 41)
Katowice, Poland
Turned pro1996
Retired1999
PlaysRight
Prize moneyUS$278,504
Singles
Career record130-133
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF[1]
Highest rankingNo. 72 (30 September 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1997)
French Open1R (1997)
Wimbledon2R (1996, 1997)
US Open2R (1996)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record118-112
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF[1]
Highest rankingNo. 69 (13 September 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1999)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1999)
US Open2R (1996, 1999)

Aleksandra Olsza (Polish pronunciation: [al?'ksandra '?l?a]; 8 December 1977) is a retired Polish tennis player. Her career highlights include winning of 1995 Wimbledon Championships in both girls' singles and doubles. At the 1996 U.S. Open Olsza defeated World No. 12 Magdalena Maleeva.[2]

Achievements

Equipment

Olsza used the Prince racquet model Prince Precision 720.[3]

WTA Tour finals (1)

Doubles (3)

Runner-up (3)

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV (2)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Tour Championship (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 24 September 1995 Moscow, Russia Carpet Russia Anna Kournikova United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
0-6, 1-6
2. 12 December 1996 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Germany Elena Wagner Slovakia Janette Husárová
Belgium Dominique Monami
2-6, 7-6(7-5), 3-6
3. 16 November 1998 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Japan Rika Hiraki France Julie Halard
Belgium Els Callens
6-3, 2-6, 2-6

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finals: 4 (1-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 April 1994 Supetar, Croatia Clay Argentina Maria Fernanda Landa 5-7, 6-4, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 7 June 1997 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-5, 6-7, 0-5 ret.
Runner-up 3. 16 November 1997 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Israel Hila Rosen 1-6, 3-6
Winner 4. 30 November 1997 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Italy Adriana Serra Zanetti 6-1, 6-1

Doubles: 10 (5-5)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 17 May 1993 Katowice, Poland Clay Poland Patrycja Gajdzik South Africa Michelle Anderson
Czech Republic Katerina Zajacová
6-4, 4-6, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 2. 28 June 1993 Supetar, Croatia Clay Poland Katarzyna Malec Croatia Ivona Horvat
Slovenia Tina Vukasovi?
7-5, 7-6(7-5)
Winner 3. 29 August 1993 Gryfino, Poland Clay Ukraine Elena Tatarkova Poland Monika Starosta
Czech Republic Alena Va?ková
7-6(7-4), 4-6, 7-5
Runner-up 4. 13 September 1993 Zadar, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Alena Va?ková Slovakia Simona Nedorostová
Slovenia Tja?a Jezernik
6-3, 5-7, 4-6
Winner 5. 27 September 1993 Mali Lo?inj, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Helena Vildová Croatia Ivona Horvat
Slovenia Tina Vukasovi?
6-0, 6-7(5-7), 6-3
Runner-up 6. 25 October 1993 Jurmala, Latvia Hard Switzerland Miroslava Vavrinec Ukraine Natalia Bondarenko
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
6-7, 2-6
Runner-up 7. 26 September 1994 Mali Lo?inj, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Blanka Kumbárová Russia Olga Ivanova
Ukraine Natalia Nemchinova
3-6, 7-6(5), 6-7(5)
Runner-up 8. 2 February 1997 Prostejov, Czech Republic Carpet (i) Ukraine Elena Tatarkova Slovakia Denisa Kraj?ovi?ová
Hungary Andrea Temesvári
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 9. 23 November 1997 Port Pirie, Australia Hard South Africa Jessica Steck South Africa Nannie de Villiers
Australia Lisa McShea
4-6, 3-6
Winner 10. 30 March 1998 Phoenix, United States Hard Sweden Kristina Triska United States Amy Frazier
Japan Rika Hiraki
6-4, 7-6(7-5)

Junior grand slam finals

Singles (1)

Win (1)

Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1995 Wimbledon Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-5, 7-6(8-6)

Doubles (1)

Win (1)

Year Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1995 Wimbledon Grass Zimbabwe Cara Black Australia Trudi Musgrave
Australia Jodi Richardson
6-0, 7-6(7-5)

References

  1. ^ a b Aleksandra Olsza at the WTA Tour
  2. ^ a b Independent: Tennis: Henman now to face Brazilian (27 August 1996)
  3. ^ "WTA Player Equipment List". Archived from the original on 2008-10-25. Retrieved .

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