PLAYER PROFILE

Bojana Bobusic

  • Age27
  • Born 2 October 1987
  • Birth PlaceBelgrade, Serbia
  • LivesPerth, Western Australia
  • Height170 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Leuba

On court

  • Started playing tennis at age six when she followed her older brother, Strahinja into the sport.
  • Attended College in California from 2005-2009, where she was an NCAA team finalist in 2008 and 2009.
  • Reached her first ITF Futures Pro Circuit final in Darwin, NT in 2009.
  • Secured her maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit title in Mount Gambier in 2011, reaching three finals in the same year.
  • Broke into the World’s top 300 in 2011 following consistent results at ITF level.
  • Made her main draw Grand Slam debut at the 2012 Australian Open.
  • Goal is to compete in all four Grand Slams and reach the world’s top 100.
  • Enjoys tennis for the competition it provides.
  • Favourite shot is backhand down the line.
  • Favourite surface is hardcourt.
  • She lists her parents and her coach, Mark Leuba, as the most influential people in her career because they have been there from the start.

Off court

  • Speaks English and Serbian.
  • Favourite city is Paris.
  • Loves watching AFL.
  • Enjoys going to the beach, movies, shopping, catching up with friends and her mum’s home cooking.
  • Her parents Magdalena and Aleksandar are both computer engineers and reside in Perth.

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 422
2012 281
2011 294
2010 596
2009 441
2005 933

 

Titles/Finals

Titles

2011 Mount Gambier ITF

Finals

2011 Pennsylvania ITF, South Carolina ITF, Chiswick (UK) ITF, Port Pirie ITF

2009 Darwin ITF

Bojana Bobusic in the news

Freighter ladies and The Drive men take out inaugural South West ATL Conference
Bojana Bobusic of Australia celebrates winning a point in her first round match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during day one of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia; Getty Images
8 December, 2014

The Flagstaff Freighters ladies and The Drive men’s teams have won their way through to the ATL Playoff to be played in the second week of the Australian Open.
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Bojana Bobusic: Making her move
Bojana Bobusic of Australia celebrates winning a point in her first round match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during day one of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia; Getty Images
28 March, 2013

This month, Australian Tennis Magazine catches up with Bojana Bobusic, who is hoping her stellar Aussie summer acts as a springboard to greater heights.
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Ipswich Pro Tour event underway this weekend
Olivia Rogowska of Australia plays a backhand in her first round match against Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during day one of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia; Getty Images
14 March, 2013

The Australian Pro Tour will travel to Queensland this week for the City of Ipswich Tennis International to be held at Ipswich Grammar Tennis Centre.
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Grasscourt challenge set at Mildura Grand International
Luke Saville reached the quarterfinals of the Hutchison Builders Toowoomba International Pro Tour event in 2012 as a young wildcard; Getty Images
14 February, 2013

The rising stars of Australian tennis will do battle for grasscourt honours and a share of $40,000 in prize money at next week’s Mildura Grand International.
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