PLAYER PROFILE

Aleksandar Vukic

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
194
ATP
RANKING
  • Age24
  • Born 6 April 1996
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales,Australia
  • Height188 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2018
FOLLOW
“I think I stuck to my strengths and kind of played pretty free ... I wasn't thinking about winning or losing.”

— Aleksandar Vukic, 3 Jan 2021

» Aleskandar Vukic: “Anything is possible”

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
  • Made the final round of Australian Open 2020 qualifying, his best Grand Slam result to date
  • 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 after defeating three higher-ranked opponents in qualifying

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

2020 194
2019 271
2018 458
2017 481
2016 787
2015 717
2014 1321

Titles/Finals

Finals

2020 Monterrey Challenger

2019 Bakersfield ITF

Aleksandar Vukic in the news

Aleskandar Vukic: “Anything is possible”
Aleksandar Vukic at AO 2020; Getty Images
3 January, 2021

With new career highs achieved in a disrupted season, AO 2021 wildcard recipient Aleksandar Vukic approaches the new year knowing anything is possible.
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Australian tennis in 2020: By the numbers
LEADING THE WAY: Ash Barty and John Millman. Pictures: Getty Images
29 December, 2020

As the year draws to a close, we look back on some of the defining numbers for the top-ranked Australian players in 2020.
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More wildcards announced for Australian Open 2021
ONE TO WATCH: Thanasi Kokkinakis at the UTR Pro Tennis Series in Melbourne in November. Picture: Tennis Australia
28 December, 2020

Thanasi Kokkinakis is among five more Australians to receive a main draw singles wildcard at Australian Open 2021.
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Celebrating new ranking highs in 2020
NEW HIGHS: Maddison Inglis and James Duckworth both achieved career-high rankings in both singles and doubles in 2020. Pictures: Getty Images
27 December, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we take a look at the top-ranked Australian players who set new career-high rankings in the past year.
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