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Aleksandra Olsza (Polish pronunciation: [alɛˈksandra ˈɔlʂa]; 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]

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)

Contents

AchievementsEdit

EquipmentEdit

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

WTA Tour finals (1)Edit

Doubles (3)Edit

Runner-up (3)Edit

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   Anna Kournikova   Meredith McGrath
  Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
0–6, 1–6
2. 12 December 1996 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Elena Wagner   Janette Husárová
  Dominique Monami
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6
3. 16 November 1998 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard   Rika Hiraki   Julie Halard
  Els Callens
6–3, 2–6, 2–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles finals: 4 (1–3)Edit

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

Doubles: 10 (5–5)Edit

$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   Patrycja Gajdzik   Michelle Anderson
  Katerina Zajacová
6-4, 4-6, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 2. 28 June 1993 Supetar, Croatia Clay   Katarzyna Malec   Ivona Horvat
  Tina Vukasović
7-5, 7-6(7-5)
Winner 3. 29 August 1993 Gryfino, Poland Clay   Elena Tatarkova   Monika Starosta
  Alena Vašková
7-6(7-4), 4-6, 7-5
Runner–up 4. 13 September 1993 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Alena Vašková   Simona Nedorostová
  Tjaša Jezernik
6–3, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 27 September 1993 Mali Lošinj, Croatia Clay   Helena Vildová   Ivona Horvat
  Tina Vukasović
6-0, 6-7(5-7), 6-3
Runner–up 6. 25 October 1993 Jurmala, Latvia Hard   Miroslava Vavrinec   Natalia Bondarenko
  Elena Tatarkova
6–7, 2–6
Runner–up 7. 26 September 1994 Mali Lošinj, Croatia Clay   Blanka Kumbárová   Olga Ivanova
  Natalia Nemchinova
3-6, 7-6(5), 6-7(5)
Runner–up 8. 2 February 1997 Prostejov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Elena Tatarkova   Denisa Krajčovičová
  Andrea Temesvári
2-6, 3-6
Runner–up 9. 23 November 1997 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Jessica Steck   Nannie de Villiers
  Lisa McShea
4–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 30 March 1998 Phoenix, United States Hard   Kristina Triska   Amy Frazier
  Rika Hiraki
6–4, 7–6(7–5)

Junior grand slam finalsEdit

Singles (1)Edit

Win (1)Edit

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

Doubles (1)Edit

Win (1)Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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 2009-03-30.

External linksEdit