PLAYER PROFILE

Ajla Tomljanovic

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
309
WTA
RANKING
  • Age24
  • Born 7 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceZagreb, Croatia
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Height180 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2009
FOLLOW
“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

» Indian Wells: Tomic, Tomljanovic, Thompson tumble

On court

  • 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

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

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

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

Millman, Tomljanovic show positives in comebacks
John Millman lines up a backhand during his first round match at Roland Garros 2017; Getty Images
9 hours ago

Both happy to be competing at Grand Slam level again after injury lay-offs.
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Five Aussies in French Open day two action
Jaimee Fourlis in action during her French Open women's wildcard play-off final win over Isabelle Wallace; photo credit Matt Trollope
29 May, 2017

Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Jaimee Fourlis, Ajla Tomljanovic and John Millman scheduled to play first round matches.
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Tomic finds positives in French Open exit
Bernard Tomic in action at Roland Garros; Getty Images
29 May, 2017

Roland Garros campaigns over for Australians Bernard Tomic and Alex De Minaur.
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Biggest movers: New highs for Aiava, Polmans
Destine Aiava (Photo: Getty Images)
3 April, 2017

Teenagers make top 200 debut in latest world rankings
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