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Boro Jovanović (born 21 October 1939) is a former Yugoslav tennis player. Jovanović was runner-up in the 1962 Wimbledon doubles tournament with Nikola Pilić, and quarter-finalist in the 1968 Wimbledon doubles tournament. In singles, Jovanović reached the final of the 1963 Italian Open and the quarterfinals of the 1968 French Open. In 1972, Boro Jovanović joined the World Championship Tennis Tour.[2]

Boro Jovanović
Country (sports) Yugoslavia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1939-10-21) 21 October 1939 (age 79)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1972 (amateur tour from 1959)
Retired1974
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 8 (1963, Lance Tingay)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1962)
French OpenQF (1968)
Wimbledon2R (1959, 1960, 1963)
US Open1R (1962, 1965)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1962)
WimbledonF (1962)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1963)
Team competitions
Davis CupFAm (1962)

He was ranked World No. 8 for 1963 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[1]

Contents

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: ( 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1962 Wimbledon Grass   Niki Pilić   Bob Hewitt
  Fred Stolle
2–6, 7–5, 2–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.
  2. ^ Boro Jovanović ATP World Tour Tennis Profile Retrieved Aug 26, 2009

External linksEdit