PLAYER PROFILE

Ajla Tomljanovic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
44
WTA
RANKING
  • Age26
  • Born 7 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceZagreb, Croatia
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Height180 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2009
FOLLOW
“Felt like it was vintage Vika out there today.”

— Ajla Tomljanovic, 4 Jul 2019

» Wimbledon: Popyrin, Tomljanovic fall in second round

On court

  • started playing tennis at age seven
  • favourite shot is backhand and favourite surface is hard
  • trained during her teenage years at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Florida
  • best tennis memory was her first experience on court with Chris Evert
  • career goal is to be ranked No.1 in the world
  • upset No.3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska en route to the fourth round at Roland Garros in 2014
  • reached first career WTA final in Pattaya City, Thailand in 2015
  • missed most of 2016 with a shoulder injury; made a triumphant return in 2017 with an upset win over World No.13 Elena Vesnina at the Miami Open

Off court

  • speaks Croatian, English and German
  • family includes father Ratko, mother Emina and sister Hana
  • also has family in the United States; favourite city to visit is Charlotte, North Carolina, where they live
  • favorite movie is The Hangover and favourite actor is Robert Pattinson
  • enjoys watching other sports including basketball and football
  • enjoys hip hop music; Beyonce is her favourite artist

Year-end rankings history

2018 43
2017 151
2016 937
2015 66
2014 63
2013 78
2012 453
2011 145
2010 157
2009 353
2008 973

Titles/Finals

Titles

2013 Dothan ITF

2011 Clearwater ITF, Grado ITF

2010 Plantation ITF

Finals

2018 Rabat WTA, Seoul WTA

2017 Sacramento ITF

2015 Pattaya City WTA

2013 Innsbrook ITF, Midland ITF, Macon ITF, Merida 3 ITF

2011 Jackson ITF

2010 Pelham ITF, Prague ITF

2009 Puebla ITF

Ajla Tomljanovic in the news

Wimbledon Day 6: Barty, Millman aim for second week
Ash Barty (L) and John Millman in action at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
6 July, 2019

World No.1 Ash Barty makes her first appearance on Centre Court in 2019 while John Millman takes on in-form Sam Querrey in round three.
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Wimbledon Day 4: Kyrgios v Rafa, Barty continues
(L-R) Alex de Minaur, Ash Barty and Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
4 July, 2019

Nick Kyrgios and Rafael will clash in a Centre Court blockbuster while top seed Ash Barty opens Thursday's play on No.2 Court at Wimbledon.
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Wimbledon: Popyrin, Tomljanovic fall in second round
Alexei Popyrin (L) and Ajla Tomljanovic (Getty Images)
4 July, 2019

In back-to-back matches on Court 12 at Wimbledon, Ajla Tomljanovic and Alexei Popyrin went down to quality opponents on Wednesday.
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Wimbledon Day 3: Tomljanovic and Popyrin in action
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Alexei Popyrin of Australia celebrates during his mens singles match against Bjorn Frantangelo of The united States during qualifying prior to The Championships, Wimbledon 2019 at Bank of England Sports Centre on June 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
3 July, 2019

Six Australian players remain in the Wimbledon singles draw, with Ajla Tomljanovic and Alexei Popyrin featuring on day three.
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