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Alicja Rosolska

Alicja Rosolska
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Rosolska at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) Poland
ResidenceWarsaw, Poland
Born (1985-12-01) 1 December 1985 (age 36)
Warsaw, Poland
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS $1,949,631
Singles
Career record45-100 (31.0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 636 (9 June 2003)
Doubles
Career record415-485 (46.1%)
Career titles9 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 23 (10 June 2019)
Current rankingNo. 44 (27 June 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2012, 2015)
French Open3R (2013, 2017, 2022)
WimbledonSF (2018)
US Open3R (2008, 2014)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2008, 2012)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (2011, 2014, 2018)
French OpenQF (2019)
Wimbledon3R (2010)
US OpenF (2018)
Team competitions
Fed Cup26-12 (68.4%)
Medal record
Representing  Poland
Universiade
Silver medal - second place Doubles
Silver medal - second place Team
Last updated on: 27 June 2022.

Alicja Rosolska (Polish pronunciation: [a'litsja r?'s?lska]; born 1 December 1985) is a professional tennis player from Poland.

On 9 June 2003, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 636. On 10 June 2019, she peaked at No. 23 in the doubles rankings.

Rosolska has won nine doubles titles on the WTA Tour in her career (in Cachantún with L?ga Dekmeijere, in Marbella with Klaudia Jans-Ignacik, in Budapest with Anabel Medina Garrigues, in Monterrey with Gabriela Dabrowski, in Bastad with Andreea Mitu, in St. Petersburg with Je?ena Ostapenko, again in Monterrey with Nao Hibino, in Nottingham with Abigail Spears and in Charleston with Anna-Lena Grönefeld), as well as 14 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

She represented Poland in Fed Cup and both 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, in the women's doubles competitions again with Jans-Ignacik.

Personal life

Her sister, Aleksandra Rosolska, is also a tennis player.

Professional career

2004-07: First WTA doubles final, Grand Slam debut

In August 2004, she played her first WTA final in doubles event at the Warsaw Open in Sopot. Alongside Klaudia Jans-Ignacik, she lost to Nuria Llagostera Vives and Marta Marrero.

During the season of 2005, she played two WTA finals but failed to win the trophy in both of them. First, she reached the final of the Tier II Warsaw Open in April 2005. She then, in July, played at the Palermo Open. However, she lost both finals alongside Jans. At the 2005 Zurich Open, she made her Tier I debut but lost in the first round.

At the 2007 Australian Open, she made her Grand Slam debut. Partnering with Vasilisa Bardina, she lost in the second round. Later, she reached second round of the French Open and US Open as well.

2008-09: First WTA doubles title, Olympics debut

In February 2008, she won her first WTA doubles title at the Cachantún Cup. It was her first final that she not played alongside Jans. Alongside L?ga Dekmeijere, she defeated Mariya Koryttseva and Julia Schruff in the straight-sets. In August, she made her debut at the Summer Olympics in Beijing. She played only in doubles event, where alongside Jans, she lost in the first round to Lindsay Davenport and Liezel Huber. At the 2008 US Open, she reached Grand Slam third round for the first time.

Start of the season of 2009 was promising due to final in the first week at the Brisbane International. She returned to play alongside Jans but she lost to Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Vania King. In April, she won title at the Andalucia Tennis Experience as her first title with Jans. In October, she reached another WTA final at the Linz Open but finished as a runner-up.

2010-11: Three Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinals, second WTA doubles title

In the first four months of 2010, Rosolska advanced to three semifinal. Right after that she reached her first Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal at the Italian Open. By the end of the year, she reached four more semifinals.

Rosolska was successful during the first two weeks in 2011. She started season with the final of the Brisbane International (her second there), followed up then with semifinal of the Sydney International. In March, she reached her second career Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal, this time at the Indian Wells Open. Prior to French Open, she played final of the Brussels Open alongside Jans but lost after three set match against Andrea Hlavá?ková and Galina Voskoboeva. Right after Wimbledon, she won title at the Budapest Grand Prix, partnering with Anabel Medina Garrigues. Later, at the Canadian Open, she played another Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal.

2012-14: New Premier 5/Mandatory QF, completing Grand Slam 3R

Rosolska at the 2014 Madrid Open.

At the 2012 Australian Open, she played her first third round there. That was her second one at a Grand Slam championship. Two weeks later, she reached semifinals of the Premier Open GdF Suez in Paris but then withdraw alongside Monica Niculescu. The week before the French Open, she advanced to the final of the Premier Brussels Open. For the second time in-a-row she failed to lift the trophy. In August, she played at the London Olympics, partnering with Jans; they lost to Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova.[1] She then entered the final of the Tournoi de Québec carpet tournament, but lost in three sets.[2] At the China Open, she reached another Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal.

First half ot the 2013 season was marked with a lot of losing in the either first or second rounds. In late May, she reached semifinals of the Premier Brussels Open, for the third consecutive year. At the French Open, she reached third round as her first one there and third Grand Slam in total. At the Canadian Open, she advanced to another Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal. She finished the year with the Linz Open final and the semifinal of the Premier Kremlin Cup.

Despite the weak performances in 2014, Rosolska reached the third round of the US Open, completing third round of all four Grand Slam tournaments. Another big result during that year was the semifinal of the Linz Open.

2015-17: Four more WTA doubles titles, Elite Trophy debut

In March 2015, she won title at the Monterrey Open alongside Gabriela Dabrowski.[3] She continued with reaching quarterfinals of the Premier 5/Mandatory tournaments at the Italian Open[4] and later at the Wuhan Open.[5] For the first time, she played at the WTA Elite Trophy alongside Dabrowski. However, they lost both round-robin matches.

In late July 2016, she won title at the Swedish Open, partnering with Andreea Mitu.[6]

At the 2017 St. Petersburg Trophy, she won her first Premier-level title alongside Je?ena Ostapenko.[7] In April, she won another WTA title at the Monterrey Open alongside Nao Hibino. At the Wuhan Open, she reached new Premier 5/Mandatory quarterfinal.[8] For the second time, she qualified for the WTA Elite Trophy. This time she played alongside Anna Smith, but lost again both round-robin matches.[9][10]

2018-19: Wimbledon semifinal, first win at the Elite Trophy

In 2018, her first significant performance was at the Premier Dubai Championships where she reached semifinal.[11] Two weeks later, she reached semifinal of the Ladies Open Lugano.[12] At the Madrid Open, she reached quarterfinals.[13] Her grass-court season was successful. She started with the title at the Nottingham Open as her first grass title.[14] At Wimbledon, she reached her first significant Grand Slam result, reaching semifinals.[15] Partnering with Abigail Spears, she lost to eventual champions Barbora Krej?íková and Kate?ina Siniaková.[16] She also reached semifinals at the Premier Connecticut Open[17] and quarterfinal of the Premier Mandatory China Open.[18] At the WTA Elite Trophy, she played alongside Mihaela Buz?rnescu and won first match in the round-robin stage but then lost to the following one.

In January 2019, she advanced to the final of the Premier Sydney International.[19] In April, she won the title of the green clay Premier Charleston Open. On her way to the trophy, alongside Grönefeld, she won all matches in the straight-sets.[20] At the Elite Trophy, she lost both matches in the round-robin stage alongside Darija Jurak.

2021-22: Olympics, Major & Two WTA 1000 quarterfinals & two more finals, French Open third round

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19, Rosolska lost in the first round, alongside Magda Linette, to Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jessica Pegula.

In January 2022, she reached the semifinals of the Adelaide International 2 partnering Erin Routliffe.

They reached the quarterfinals on the WTA 1000 level at the 2022 Qatar Total Open and the 2022 Miami Open.

The pair also reached two more finals at the WTA 500 2022 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy and the WTA 250 2022 Bad Homburg Open.

At the 2022 French Open she reached the third round for the third time in her career with Routliffe. She reunited with Routliffe for the 2022 Wimbledon Championships where they reached the quarterfinals.[21][22]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.

Doubles

Current through the 2022 WTA Poland Open.

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles: 1 runner-up

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2018 US Open Hard Croatia Nikola Mekti? United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United Kingdom Jamie Murray
6-2, 3-6, [9-11]

WTA career finals

Doubles: 24 (9 titles, 15 runners-up)

Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam
WTA 1000
Tier II / Premier / WTA 500 (2-6)
Tier III, IV & V / International / WTA 250 (7-9)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-8)
Grass (1-1)
Clay (5-6)
Carpet (0-0)

ITF finals

Doubles: 25 (14 titles, 11 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5-4)
Clay (8-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 2002 ITF Benevento, Italy 10,000 Hard Italy Alexia Virgili Italy Stefania Chieppa
Italy Emily Stellato
6-4, 6-4
Loss 1-1 May 2003 ITF Olecko, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Monika Schneider Belarus Ekaterina Dzehalevich
Australia Michelle Summerside
2-6, 6-1, 4-6
Win 2-1 Aug 2003 ITF Gdynia, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Latvia Irina Kuzmina
Poland Monika Schneider
7-5, 6-2
Loss 2-2 Sep 2003 ITF Chieti, Italy 10,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Netherlands Kika Hogendoorn
Austria Betina Pirker
3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Win 3-2 Sep 2003 ITF Gdynia, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Italy Claudia Ivone
Italy Giulia Meruzzi
6-0, 6-3
Loss 3-3 Feb 2004 ITF Tipton, UK 10,000 Hard Poland Klaudia Jans United Kingdom Rebecca Llewellyn
United Kingdom Melanie South
6-2, 1-6, 4-6
Win 4-3 Feb 2004 ITF Warsaw, Poland 25,000 Hard (i) Poland Klaudia Jans Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Hungary Kira Nagy
6-4, 6-3
Win 5-3 May 2004 ITF Olecko, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Karolina Kosi?ska Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Slovakia Zuzana Zemenová
6-4, 6-3
Loss 5-4 Jul 2004 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
2-6, 2-6
Win 6-4 Aug 2004 ITF Gdynia, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Ukraine Natalia Bogdanova
Ukraine Valeria Bondarenko
6-2, 6-4
Win 7-4 Aug 2004 ITF Warsaw, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Slovakia Martina Babáková
Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
6-2, 6-3
Loss 7-5 Feb 2005 ITF Capriolo, Italy 25,000 Hard (i) Poland Klaudia Jans Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Finland Emma Laine
6-3, 4-6, 5-7
Win 8-5 May 2005 ITF Warsaw, Poland 25,000 Clay Poland Karolina Kosi?ska Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
4-6, 6-2, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 8-6 Mar 2006 ITF Las Palmas, Spain 25,000 Hard Poland Karolina Kosi?ska Russia Nina Bratchikova
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
1-6, 3-6
Loss 8-7 Apr 2006 ITF Biarritz, France 25,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Russia Nina Bratchikova
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
3-6, 2-6
Loss 8-8 Jun 2006 ITF Prost?jov, Czech Republic 75,000 Clay Latvia L?ga Dekmeijere Australia Jarmila Gajdo?ová
Japan Akiko Morigami
3-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 8-9 Sep 2006 ITF Denain, France 75,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Switzerland Romina Oprandi
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
6-4, 2-6, 4-6
Win 9-9 Oct 2006 ITF Barcelona, Spain 75,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Romania Edina Gallovits-Hall
Germany Vanessa Henke
6-1, 6-2
Win 10-9 Oct 2006 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia 75,000 Hard (i) Poland Klaudia Jans Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková
6-1, 6-3
Win 11-9 Nov 2006 ITF Milan, Italy 50,000 Carpet (i) Poland Klaudia Jans Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Finland Emma Laine
6-7(5-7), 7-5, 6-4
Loss 11-10 May 2007 ITF Zagreb, Croatia 75,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Finland Emma Laine
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
1-6, 2-6
Win 12-10 Oct 2007 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France 50,000 Hard (i) Poland Klaudia Jans Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6-3, 7-5
Loss 12-11 Nov 2007 ITF Poitiers, France 100,000 Hard Poland Klaudia Jans Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
6-2, 4-6, [1-10]
Win 13-11 Jun 2008 ITF Rome, Italy 75,000 Clay Poland Klaudia Jans Russia Alina Jidkova
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
6-3, 6-1
Win 14-11 Oct 2016 ITF Poitiers, France 100,000 Hard (i) Japan Nao Hibino Romania Alexandra Cadan?u
Germany Nicola Geuer
6-0, 6-0

Notes

  1. ^ The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Total Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009-2011 before being succeeded by Doha for the 2012-2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Doha was demoted to Premier status. The Premier 5 tournaments were reclassified as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.
  2. ^ Withdraw before second round match. Not counted as a loss.
  3. ^ In 2014, the Toray Pan Pacific Open was downgraded to a Premier event and replaced by the Wuhan Open. The Premier 5 tournaments were reclassified as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.

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