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Jovana Jakšić (Serbian Cyrillic: Јована Јакшић, pronounced [jâkʃitɕ]; born 30 September 1993) is a Serbian tennis player.

Jovana Jakšić
2014 US Open (Tennis) - Qualifying Rounds - Jovana Jaksic (15008728660).jpg
Jakšić at the 2014 US Open
Country (sports) Serbia
Born (1993-09-30) 30 September 1993 (age 25)
Belgrade, Serbia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$407,338
Singles
Career record283–197
Career titles17 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 102 (12 May 2014)
Current rankingNo. 219 (10 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2014)
French Open1R (2014)
Wimbledon1R (2014)
US OpenQ2 (2014, 2016)
Doubles
Career record65–85
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 204 (31 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 280 (10 June 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–3
Last updated on: 10 June 2019.
Jakšić in 2013

Jakšić has won 17 singles titles and four doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 12 May 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 102. On 31 July 2017, she peaked at world No. 204 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Serbia at the Fed Cup, Jakšić has a win–loss record of 2–3. She made her debut in February 2014, losing to Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets in their World Group II tie, but winning the dead doubles rubber the following day.[1]

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CareerEdit

2013Edit

In 2013, Jakšić made her debut on the WTA Tour, qualifying for the main draw of the Monterrey Open and defeating Vera Dushevina in the first round. She lost in the second round to the third seed Maria Kirilenko in three sets.

2014Edit

Jakšić reached her first career WTA final at the 2014 Monterrey Open, losing to compatriot Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.[2] In May, she made her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the French Open, losing in the first round to 31st seed Daniela Hantuchová in three sets.[3] At Wimbledon, she lost to Petra Cetkovská in the first round in three sets as well.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2014 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard   Ana Ivanovic 2–6, 1–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 28 (17–11)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (7–6)
Clay (9–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 10 July 2011 $10,000 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Zsófia Susányi 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 28 August 2011 $10,000 Vinkovci, Croatia Clay   Indire Akiki 6–3, 0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 2 October 2011 $10,000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay   Dinah Pfizenmaier 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 9 October 2011 $10,000 Pirot, Serbia Clay   Natalija Kostić 3–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 6 November 2011 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ganna Poznikhirenko 6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 17 March 2012 $10,000 Mumbai, India Hard   Keren Shlomo 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 4. 29 September 2012 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (2) Clay   Zuzana Zálabská 7–5, 7–5
Winner 5. 13 October 2012 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (3) Clay   Lena-Marie Hofmann 6–2, 6–3
Winner 6. 4 November 2012 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (4) Clay   Ganna Poznikhirenko 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 7. 10 November 2012 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (5) Clay   Ana Konjuh 6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. 24 November 2012 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (6) Clay   Laura-Ioana Andrei 6–2, 6–0
Winner 9. 17 February 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (7) Clay   Jasmina Tinjić 5–2 ret.
Winner 10. 25 February 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey (8) Clay   Ioana Ducu 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 3 March 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Raluca Olaru 3–6, 5–7
Winner 11. 14 April 2013 $25,000 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Julia Cohen 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 19 May 2013 $25,000 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Yang Zi 6–3, 6–2
Winner 13. 26 May 2013 $25,000 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i)   Li Ting 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 27 July 2013 $25,000 Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard   Diāna Marcinkēviča 7–5, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 14. 23 February 2014 $25,000 Surprise, United States Hard   Tamira Paszek 4–6, 7–6(15–13), 7–5
Runner-up 6. 3 May 2014 $50,000 Anning, China Clay   Zheng Saisai 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 26 October 2014 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Julie Coin 5–7, 3–6
Winner 15. 25 October 2015 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Amra Sadiković 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–1
Runner-up 8. 1 November 2015 $50,000 Toronto, Canada Hard (i)   Tatjana Maria 3–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 4 June 2017 $25,000 Wuhan, China Hard   Liu Fangzhou 6–0, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 9 June 2018 $25,000 Singapore Hard   Hiroko Kuwata 6–7(4–7), 0–6
Runner-up 10. 19 August 2018 $25,000 Guiyang, China Hard   Anastasia Gasanova 3–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 26 May 2019 $25,000 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet   Momoko Kobori 6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 7 July 2019 $25,000 Tianjin, China Hard   Wang Xinyu 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 6 (4–2)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 October 2010 $10,000 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Sasha Khabibulina   Irina Glimakova
  Polina Monova
2–6, 6–1, [7–10]
Winner 1. 29 August 2015 $25,000 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Sharon Fichman   Kristie Ahn
  Lorraine Guillermo
6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 30 April 2017 $60,000 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Catalina Pella   Madison Brengle
  Danielle Collins
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 30 July 2017 $60,000 Sacramento, United States Hard   Vera Lapko   Desirae Krawczyk
  Giuliana Olmos
1–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 30 September 2017 $25,000 Stillwater, United States Hard   Caitlin Whoriskey   Harriet Dart
  An-Sophie Mestach
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Winner 4. 28 July 2018 $60,000 Ashland, United States Clay   Renata Zarazúa   Sanaz Marand
  Whitney Osuigwe
6–3, 5–7, [10–4]

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Olympic Games and Fed Cup are included in win–loss records.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q2 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open A 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon Q1 1R A Q2 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open Q1 Q2 A Q2 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–Loss 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–0 0 / 2 0–2 0%
National representation
Fed Cup A WG2 A PO 0 / 2 0–2 0%
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Miami Open A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics
Tournaments played 2 8 1 1 12
Titles 0 0 0 0 0
Finals 0 1 0 0 1
Overall Win–Loss 1–2 4–9 0–1 0–2 0 / 12 5–14 26%
Win% 33% 31% 0% 0% 26.32%
Year-end ranking1 167 115 179 258 $407,338

12009: WTA ranking–1023, Tournaments–0, Win–Loss 0–0.
2010: WTA ranking–1073, Tournaments–0, Win–Loss 0–0.
2011: WTA ranking–600, Tournaments–0, Win–Loss 0–0.
2012: WTA ranking–420, Tournaments–0, Win–Loss 0–0.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Farrell, Sean (9 February 2014). "Canada wrap up victory in Montreal". Fed Cup. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Ivanovic Wins 2nd Title of Year at Monterrey Open". ABC News. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  3. ^ Laure, Tobias (25 May 2014). "Harter Kampf für Hantuchová". Eurosport (in German). Retrieved 10 June 2014.

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