PLAYER PROFILE

Aleksandar Vukic

  • Age23
  • 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

Biggest movers: Smith recovering ground
John-Patrick Smith (Getty Images)
7 May, 2019

John-Patrick Smith rises almost 50 places in the latest rankings after his run to the ATP Challenger final in Mexico, while Maddison Inglis cracks the top 300 after reaching the…
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Challenger finals for Smith, Purcell
John-Patrick Smith (L) and Max Purcell (Getty Images)
6 May, 2019

John-Patrick Smith and Max Purcell enjoyed successful weeks on the ATP Challenger circuit, advancing to finals in Mexico and South Korea respectively.
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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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