PLAYER PROFILE

Luba Josevski

  • Age33
  • Born 5 February 1984
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesThomastown, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGreg Crump

On court

  • Has always enjoyed watching tennis, so she decided to take up the sport at 20
  • Began with weekly lessons at Kingsville Tennis Club in the north-western suburbs of Melbourne
  • Aims to one day become Australia’s No.1 female player; believes this is possible with the motivation and influence provided by coach Greg Crump
  • Biggest weapon is her down-the-line forehand
  • Enjoys playing tennis for the fitness, travel and the social connections that the sport provides
  • Ranked 105 for singles and 112 for doubles in the world

Off court

  • enjoys reading books, hanging out with friends, shopping and watching extreme sports (particularly motorbike racing)
  • has completed an advanced diploma of business; hopes to study law

Titles/Finals

Titles

  • 2013 DF Wheelchair Tennis Open (doubles)
  • 2013 Chilean Open Copa Banco de Chile (singles)
  • 2011 Victorian Wheelchair Open (doubles)
  • 2010 Busan Open (doubles)
  • 2010 Melbourne Open (singles)
  • 2009 Victorian Wheelchair Open (singles)
  • 2008 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (doubles)

Finals

  • 2013 Bangkok Cup
  • 2013 Malaysian Open
  • 2013 Tournoi d'Antibes
  • 2013 DF Wheelchair Tennis Open
  • 2013 Chilean Open Copa Banco de Chile
  • 2013 Argentina Open
  • 2013 Melbourne Open
  • 2013 ITF Be Active Adelaide Wheelchair Open
  • 2012 Airport Company South Africa Gauteng Open
  • 2012 Sydney International Wheelchair Open
  • 2012 Queensland Open
  • 2011 Victorian Wheelchair Open
  • 2011 Austrian Open
  • 2011 Daegu Open
  • 2011 Japan Open
  • 2011 Sydney International Wheelchair Open
  • 2010 Peace Cup
  • 2010 Osaka Open
  • 2010 Busan Open
  • 2010 Melbourne Open
  • 2009 Victorian Wheelchair Open
  • 2009 Japan Open
  • 2009 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL
  • 2008 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open
  • 2008 Victorian Hardcourt Championships
  • 2008 Waikato Championships
  • 2007 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL
  • 2006 Victorian Wheelchair Open
  • 2006 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open
  • 2006 Victorian Hardcourt Championships
  • 2005 Victorian Wheelchair Open

Luba Josevski in the news

Wheelies teams named for World Team Cup
Australian Wheelchair Tennis team: (L-R) Luba Josevski, National Wheelchair Coach Greg Crump, Janel Manns and Sarah Calati; Tennis Australia
1 May, 2013

The Australian women’s and men’s wheelchair tennis teams have today been named for the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Antalya, Turkey in May.
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Wheelies win in Brazil
DF Wheelchair Tennis Open doubles winners Luba Josevski (L) and Sarah Calati; Tennis Australia
29 April, 2013

Sarah Calati and Luba Josevski of Melbourne have won the doubles crown at the recent DF Wheelchair Tennis Open in Brazil (18-21 April 2013).
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Aussie wheelies success in Chile
Australian wheelchair players (L-R) Janel Manns (NSW), Luba Josevski (Vic), Jerry Markoja (NSW), Sarah Calati (Vic) and Keegan Oh Chee (NSW) pose at the Chilean Open in Santiago; Tennis Australia
22 April, 2013

The Australian wheelchair tennis team has enjoyed some successful results on clay at the Chilean Open in Santiago, Chile (11-14 April 2013).
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Wheelies enjoy Argentinian success
Australian Wheelchair Tennis team for Argentina Open 2013 (L-R) Jerry Markoja (NSW), Sarah Calati (Vic), Keegan Oh Chee (NSW) and Luba Josevski (Vic); Tennis Australia
10 April, 2013

The Australian Wheelchair Tennis team has enjoyed some great results on clay at the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires on 4-7 April 2013.
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