BIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

5 Times Canadian Champion

Best Worldwide WTA career-high ranked #21

Best Junior ITF career-high ranked #3 in the world

 

1 WTA Title

11 ITF Pro Circuit Titles

2 Titles won in 2017 in Gatineau and in Stillwater, Oklahoma

 

She won her first ITF Pro Circuit tournament at the age of 14 years old only, in Lachine in 2002.

On July 20th 2008, she became the first woman from Quebec in history to capture a WTA Title by winning The Bank of the West Classic, in Stanford and the first Canadian in 20 years to accomplish  such a feat. She passed thru 3 qualifying matches to win 8 matches in 9 days against players including: Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone, Serena Williams and Marion Bartoli.

Aleksandra took part in the London 2012 Olympic Games in singles and in doubles. She became the first Canadian in history to compete in The Olympic Games in tennis singles.

 

Date of birth : september 7th, 1987

Born in Montreal, Quebec

Residence of Blainville, Québec

Favorite Surface: Clay

10 participations at the Rogers Cup WTA tournament in Canada

 

Best WTA Results:

-Champion of the Bank of the West Classic 600,000$ WTA, Stanford-California (July 2008)

-2 times Finalist/Runner-Up:

                                          -Fes in Morocco 145,000$ WTA (May 2007)

                                          -Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida 220,000$ WTA (April 2009)

-4 times Semifinals:

                                          -Tokyo in Japan 175,000$ WTA (Sept.2008)

                                          -Challenge Bell in Quebec City 175,000$ WTA (Oct.2008)

                                          -Eastbourne in Great Britain 600,000$ WTA (June 2009)

                                          -Challenge Bell in Quebec City 220,000$ WTA (Sept.2009)

-7 times Quarterfinals:

                                          -Challenge Bell in Quebec City 175,000$ WTA (Oct.2006)

                                          -Cincinnati in U.S. 175,000$ WTA (August 2008)

                                          -Osaka in Japan 220,000$ WTA (Oct.2009)

                                          -Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida 220,000$ WTA (April 2010)

                                          -Budapest in Hungary 220,000$ WTA (April 2012)

                                          -Rogers Cup in Montreal 2,168,400$ WTA (August 2012)

                                          -Dallas in Texas 220,000$ WTA (August 2012)

 

Fed Cup (Team competition):

-Her 40 total victories for Canada are a Fed Cup record by a Canadian.

 

The Awards:

-The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal received in Ottawa (January 2013)

-Ceremony of Honor at the National Assembly by the Premier of Quebec (December 2012)

-The Bobbie Rosenfeld Award, named Canada's Female Athlete of the Year (2009)

-Named Personnality of the Week by La Presse (July 27th 2008)

-Received the Honor of the Key to the City in Blainville, Quebec, by the mayor; they renamed it "Wozniakville" for 24 hours after she became the first woman from Quebec to win a professionnal Title on the WTA Tour in July 2008.

-Ceremony of Honor in recognition at the National Assembly, first woman quebecor to have entered the top 50 best players ranked in the world WTA (2008)

-5 times Female Player of the Year by Tennis Canada: 2004-2006-2008-2009-2012

-2 Titles Athlete of the Year by Excellence named by Tennis Quebec: 2007 and 2009

-Her Father Antoni won the Award of International Coach of the Year by Tennis Quebec and Tennis Canada.

 

  • She started playing tennis at the age of 3 years old. Inspired by her sister Dorota who was Canadian Champion. She learned tennis from her father.

  • Aleksandra became the first canadian in over 10 years to reach the rounds of 16 (4th round) at a Grand Slam. At the French Open in 2009, she reached the fourth round falling to Serena Williams.

  • She also became the first woman from Quebec to win a first match at a Grand Slam (French Open 2008).

  • Aleksandra had victories over Top 10 players. One of her firsts was against American Serena Williams when she was ranked 5th in the world in Stanford (july 2008). Russian Nadia Petrova ranked 10th at the MPS Group Championships in Ponte Vedra Beach in april 2009. French Open winner Champ Svetlana Kuznetsova ranked 5th in the world at the Aegon International tournament in Eastbourne in june 2009. Victories over Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone, Marion Bartoli, Sara Errani, Sabine Lisicki, Caroline Wozniacki.

  • Finishing her first season as a professional in november 2006, she reached her ranking at #91st in the world.

  • Became the first quebecer to break the Top 100 on the WTA Tour.

  • Her father, Antoni Wozniak has been her coached since the day she started playing tennis until 2018. He is still present in her career with helpful tips.

  • Aleksandra speaks french, english and polish fluently.

 

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