Aleksandar Vukic

  • Age24
  • Born 6 April 1996
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales,Australia
  • Height188 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2018
“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



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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