“A loss has never felt so good (laughter). Like genuinely hasn't felt so good. I've never been this upbeat after a loss”
— Ajla Tomljanovic, 10 Mar 2017
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- started playing tennis at age seven
- favourite shot is backhand
- favourite surface is hardcourt
- 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
- 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
2013 Dothan ITF
2011 Clearwater ITF, Grado ITF
2010 Plantation ITF
2017 Sacramento ITF
2015 Pattaya City
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
Injury problems have hit Ajla Tomljanovic for the second straight week; she withdrew after the first set of her opening match in Stanford.
Each playing in their first event after Wimbledon, Aussie young guns Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson and Thanasi Kokkinakis will return to action in North America this week.
Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua drop only two games as they reach Roland Garros second round.
Sam Stosur is ready for her second round clash with Belgian Kirsten Flipkens in Paris.