Monday, September 26, 2011

Haute of the Month: Urszula Radwanska

"She is sound in just about all areas, and she knows what to do with the ball, she seems to have an understanding, a little like Martina Hingis.”
- Andrew Castle on Urszula’s tennis ability

Born: December 7, 1990
Birthplace: Ahaus, Germany
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 126 lbs
Current Residence: Cracow, Poland
Play: Right handed, two-handed backhand
Year Turned Pro: 2005
Tennis Idol: Roger Federer
Coach: Dad - Robert Radwanski
Favorite surface: Grass

Urszula Radwanska is a Polish tennis player and the younger sister of top-20 tennis player, Agnieszka Radwanska.

As a junior player, Urszula won the 2007 Wimbledon girls’ singles title and finished the year as the number one girls’ junior. This launched Urszula’s professional tennis career, and she has been competing in WTA tournaments ever since.

Although Urszula has been ranked as high as number 62 in world rankings, she was out of action for most of 2010 due to spine surgery and dropped more than 130 places in the WTA standings.

THING TO DO - Travel
ACTOR - Jim Carrey
THINGS SHE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT -  mini skirts, jelly sweets and a flat iron

Fact - At this year’s US Open Urszula lost in the first round 2-6, 3-6. Her opponent: Her sister, Agnieszka (gulp)!

Agnieszka and Urszula Radwanska

Agnieszka and Urszula Radwanska, DOHA WTA SONY ERICSSON 2009

Urszula Radwanska Urszula Radwanska attends The Sony Ericsson Open Kick-Off Party at LIV nightclub at Fontainebleau Miami on March 23, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Admire this sportswoman. In such a young age she is much more successful and promising than most professional tennis-players. Keep up with it, Urszula!

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