|Gabriela Dabrowski Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||April 1, 1992|
Gabriela Dabrowski is a Canadian professional tennis player who has compiled an array of victories both in singles and doubles tournaments. In addition to her biggest wins, she won the 2017 French Open mixed doubles title alongside Rohan Bopanna, making her the first Canadian woman to win a senior Grand Slam title in history.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Professional Tennis Player
She self-manages herself.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Polish descent.
She often tends to dye her hair “blonde”.
Greek Nose Type
Gabriela Dabrowski Favorite Things
- Pets – Dogs
Source – Instagram
Gabriela Dabrowski Facts
- She played in her first provincial tournament when she was only 8 years old. At the age of 9, she brought home her first big victory from the provincial 10-and-under Future Stars.
- She was a finalist at the Ontario 14-and-under Provincial Championships and finished in the top 8 at the 14-and-under National Championships.
- In early 2006, Gabriela became the first Canadian to win Les Petits As, one of the most prestigious 14 and under tournaments in the world. She made it to the doubles final of the 16 and under Orange Bowl in Miami in December 2006.
- In December 2009, she won the Junior Orange Bowl and defeated top-seeded Kristina Mladenovic. She turned out to be the first Canadian to capture the title since Carling Bassett-Seguso, who did it as a 15-year-old in 1982.
- At the junior event of the Australian Open in January 2010, she was a runner-up in doubles with partner Tímea Babos. In November 2011, Gabriela made it to her first professional singles final at the ITF $50,000 tournament in Toronto but lost to qualifier Amra Sadiković. In November 2012, she reached the semifinals of the ITF $75,000 Challenger in Phoenix.
- She reached the first WTA final of her career alongside partner Shahar Pe’er at the Premier tournament in Brussels in May 2013. The doubles partners were defeated by Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Květa Peschke in the final round.
- In November 2014, she made it to the final of the ITF 50K Tevlin Women’s Challenger during which she won her first professional singles title in a match against Maria Sanchez.
- Her first Olympic experience came in August 2016 during which she advanced to the 2nd round with compatriot Bouchard. In October 2016, she reached the semifinals at the Premier Mandatory in Beijing with her partner, Martínez Sánchez.
- She won the 2nd singles title in her career at the ITF 25K in Nashville where she defeated Jennifer Elie in straight sets in November 2016.
- In January 2017, she reached the final in doubles with Yang Zhaoxuan at the Hobart International. In April 2017, Gabriela won her first Premier Mandatory double title in Miami after beating the 3rd seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strýcová in the final.
- On November 3, 2014, she reached the WTA singles ranking of no. 164.
- On March 19, 2018, she achieved the doubles ranking at no. 7.
- After winning her 6th WTA doubles title with Xu Yifan in January 2018 at the Premier event in Sydney, she won another doubles event and won the 2nd biggest WTA doubles title in her career to date following a victory at the Premier 5 in Doha with Jelena Ostapenko. With this, she became the 4th Canadian female player to reach the top 10 in singles or doubles at no. 8.
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