Aleksandar Vukic

  • Age27
  • Born 6 April 1996
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales,Australia
  • Height188 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2018
“It's been a long journey. Having a lot of injuries last year, and then being here, it means the world.”

— Aleksandar Vukic, 31 Jul 2023

» Fritz ends Vukic’s dream week in thrilling Atlanta final

On court

  • Played college tennis for University of Illinois; graduated with a finance degree
  • Won first professional title at the ITF Futures event in Champaign, USA in July 2017
  • Qualified for the Sydney International in 2018, marking the first time he played an ATP main draw
  • Made the final round of Australian Open 2020 qualifying, then his best Grand Slam result
  • Defeated world No.56 Feliciano Lopez to make first ATP Challenger final in Monterrey in March 2020
  • Broke into the world’s top 200 in March 2020
  • Made his Grand Slam main draw debut at Roland Garros in 2020 after defeating three higher-ranked opponents in qualifying
  • Made first ATP tour-level quarterfinal at Adelaide International in January 2022; reached a second in Sofia in September that year
  • Scored first Grand Slam main draw win at Australian Open 2022
  • In February 2022, won first Challenger title in Bengaluru, India, the biggest title of his career to date and first pro title in almost five years
  • Won three round of qualifying to reach the main draw at Australian Open 2023
  • Made top-100 debut in May 2023
  • Reached his first ATP singles final at Atlanta in July 2023
  • Broke into the world’s top 50 in August 2023

Off court

  • Parents are Ljiljana and Rad; introduced to tennis at age five because his older brother, Vladimir, also played
  • Follows soccer and basketball in his spare time.

Year-end singles ranking history

2023 62
2022 140
2021 156
2020 194
2019 271
2018 458
2017 481
2016 787
2015 717
2014 1321

Aleksandar Vukic in the news

Nine Aussies receive direct acceptance into Australian Open 2024
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic.
7 December, 2023

Fan favourites Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will lead the Aussie charge at Australian Open 2024.
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Australian men achieve 25-year first in year-end singles rankings
Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
4 December, 2023

Alex de Minaur is among eight Australian men to finish the 2023 season inside the top 100 in singles, the most to achieve this feat since 1998.
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Ranking movers: Duckworth soars after winning back-to-back titles
James Duckworth in action at Playford. Picture: Tennis SA
30 October, 2023

Australian James Duckworth is edging closer to a top-100 return in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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De Minaur eliminates Schwartzman, again, in Basel
25 October, 2023

Australian Alex de Minaur has made a strong start at an ATP 500 tournament in Basel, beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the opening round.
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