Friday, December 24, 2010

Agnieszka Radwanska

Agnieszka Radwańska (born 6 March 1989 in Kraków, full name Agnieszka Roma Radwańska) is a WTA Tour Polish tennis player.

Agnieszka Radwanska Showing Her Cup

Her career high singles ranking is World No. 8, which she achieved on 22 February 2010. As of 11 October 2010, she is ranked World No. 14. In 2007, Radwańska became the first Polish player in history to claim a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title when she won the Nordea Nordic Light Open. In 2008, she won three more singles titles: the Pattaya Women's Open, the Istanbul Cup, and the International Women's Open.

Agnieszka RadwanskaBest Pose

Radwańska has also reached three Grand Slam Quarterfinals, becoming the first Polish woman in WTA to reach that far in a Grand Slam. On 24 May 2008, she became the first Polish female tennis player to surpass US$1 million in career prize money.

Agnieszka Radwanska Accepting Her Cup

Radwańska is an all-court player (as shown with her results on different surfaces. She won three titles in 2008 on hard, clay, and grass courts). She hits consistently on both the forehand and the backhand sides. Her favorite shot is her forehand, particularly the inside-out forehand which is her most powerful shot

Agnieszka Radwanska Shooting

She is also very accurate with the drop shot and lob. She lacks much of the "power plays" of other players like Maria Sharapova or the Williams sisters, thus she relies on tactical accuracy and patience on constructing the point before hitting a winner.

Agnieszka Radwanska Full of White

In addition, Radwańska is known for her gamesmanship. Because of this playing style, several commentators have compared her to Martina Hingis, saying that she is "a natural mover who understands the geometry of the court". However, several commentators have also said that Radwańska lacks the serving power and offensive capabilities to become a top 3 player.

Agnieszka Radwanska Look Beautiful on Soft Make Up
Agnieszka Radwanska Preparing for Shooting
Agnieszka Radwanska Performance

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