PLAYER PROFILE

Aleksandar Vukic

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
89
ATP
RANKING
  • Age28
  • Born 6 April 1996
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales,Australia
  • Height188 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2018
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“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

Ranking movers: Aussie teens achieve 24-year first in WTA singles rankings
Maya Joint. Picture: Tennis Australia
27 May, 2024

Rising star Maya Joint becomes the second 18-year-old Australian inside the world's top 200 in singles.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Emerson Jones clinches big junior title in Italy
Emerson Jones in action.
27 May, 2024

Rising star Emerson Jones was one of many Australians posting impressive results at tournaments across the world this week.
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Tough start for Australian hopefuls at Roland Garros 2024
Jordan Thompson in action at Roland Garros 2024. Picture: Getty Images
27 May, 2024

Jordan Thompson's singles campaign at Roland Garros 2024 proved short lived, exiting in opening-round action on day one.
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Australian contenders set for Roland Garros 2024
Aleksandar Vukic, Ajla Tomljanovic and Jordan Thompson are in action on day one at Roland Garros 2024
26 May, 2024

Aleksandar Vukic, Ajla Tomljanovic and Jordan Thompson lead the Australian charge on day one at Roland Garros 2024.
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