Agnieszka Roma Radwanska is a female tennis professional player from Poland. She was born on March 6, 1989 to father, Robert (who is also her coach) and mother, Marta. Agnieszka started playing tennis at age 4, when her father introduced her to the sport. She then grew up playing at Gronau, Germany where her father played as a club pro.
Agnieszka turned pro in 2005 but she played her first events on ITF on 2004. She won one singles and two doubles titles in ITF Circuit in the year she turned pro. Her first season playing on Tour (2006) was quite impressive as she reached the quarter finals in main debut at Warsaw. Her second breakthrough for the year was when she reached 4r in Wimbledon. By the end of the season, Agnieszka climbed all the way to No. 54.
2007 was yet another breakthrough season for Agnieszka as she garnered her first Tour singles title at Stockholm. She also had three Top 10 wins at this time. Agnieszka reached her second career ITF Circuit singles title at $100K ITF/Biella-ITA. During the earlier part of 2007, she penetrated into the Top 50 (January 29), Top 40 (May 28), and Top 30 (September 10).
Agnieszka is 5’8” in height and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. She wields a Babolat racket and wears Nike Air Max Breathe Free II shoes. She has received the “Tour Newcomer of the Year Award” for her 2006 achievements, which was presented to her in March 2007. She has also been voted as WTA’s Fan Favorite Singles Player six years in a row, spanning from 2011 to 2016. This is the most that any player has held according to the WTATennis.com polls.
As further recognition for her accomplishments and for making her country proud, Agnieszka was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit in 2013 by the Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski.
Currently, she has won 20 WTA and 2 ITF titles without any Grand Slam ones as yet. The farthest she has gone was in the final round at the 2012 Wimbledon. Her last appearance at a Grand Slam tournament was in 2016, where she competed in the Australian Open and the US Open. Agnieszka achieved her career-high ranking in singles in July 2012, where she ranked No. 2. As of January 2018, however, she is ranked at No. 33.