PLAYER PROFILE

Aleksandar Vukic

  • Age22
  • Born 6 April 1996
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales,Australia
  • Height188 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
FOLLOW
“I’ve been working hard and I was ready today.”

— Aleksandar Vukic, 1 Jan 2019

» Vukic safely through in Playford

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
  • Would love to reach the top 100 and play at all the Grand Slam tournaments

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

2018 458
2017 481
2016 787
2015 717
2014 1321

Titles/Finals

Finals

2019 Bakersfield ITF

Aleksandar Vukic in the news

Kokkinakis wins in AO qualifying opener
Thanasi Kokkinakis in action at Melbourne Park in the opening round of Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
8 January, 2019

Thanasi Kokkinakis moves to within two wins of the Australian Open main draw after seeing off Mohamed Safwat in straight sets on Tuesday.
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Kokkinakis, Rodionova lead Aussie charge in AO qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) and Arina Rodionova are the highest-ranked male and female Australians taking part in Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
7 January, 2019

Ten men and 12 women will represent Australia in the Australian Open 2019 qualifying events, which kick off at Melbourne Park on Tuesday 8 January.
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Dutra Silva to meet Moraing in Playford final
DutraSilvaPlayford
5 January, 2019

Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva continues his impressive week at the Playford ATP Challenger 90, edging past upcoming Australian Open wildcard Zhe Li of China to reach the final.
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Vukic safely through in Playford
Vukic Playford 2019
1 January, 2019

Sydney’s Aleks Vukic keeps Australian hopes alive with a spirited opening win at the ATP Challenger 90 in Playford.
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