Neda Kozić

Neda Kozić (Serbian Cyrillic: Неда Козић; born 21 November 1985) is a Serbian tennis coach and former professional tennis player.

Neda Kozić
Неда Козић
Country (sports) Serbia and Montenegro (2004–2006) /
 Serbia (2006–2013)
ResidenceLong Island City, United States
Born (1985-11-21) November 21, 1985 (age 35)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Turned pro2004
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
Prize money$45,972
Singles
Career record125–127
Highest rankingNo. 399 (15 September 2008)
Doubles
Career record114–110
Highest rankingNo. 224 (13 October 2008)
Last updated on: 19 January 2021.

Kozić has career-high WTA rankings of 399 in singles, achieved on 15 September 2008, and 224 in doubles, set on 13 October 2008. She has won 9 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.[1]

Biography and CoachingEdit

Neda Kozic was born in Serbia and took up tennis at age 12 to help on her path to becoming a professional soccer player. She continued with tennis, began touring professionally from 2003- 2011, and achieved a WTA ranking of #399 in singles and #224 in doubles—along with wins over Ana Ivanovic and Mona Barthel. Her coaching accolades include being an adviser to pro players Aleksandra Krunic, Jankovic, Georgina Garcia Perez and other highly ranked singles and doubles players on the WTA tour, professional junior tour.[2]

In 2010, Neda team competed with Bielefelder TC in German tennis league.[3]

In 2011 Neda fine-tuned her coaching abilities and met Ana Bezjak, developing a specialized program with her to prepare promising junior players for competition. She has worked with WTA players Jelena Jankovic and Darija Jurak, and Ellie Douglas, one of the top U.S. juniors. Neda joined the teaching staff at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club in 2015. She has her USPTA certification and instructs several of our Adult Programs as well as the Quick Start Program (10yrs & younger) where, with her help, some future tennis stars are being trained. Her vast experience, and passion for tennis has led her to be a highly respected tennis coach. She teaches students of all levels with terrific energy.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Neda Kozić". www.wtatennis.com.
  2. ^ "Neda Kozić". www.cityviewracquet.com.
  3. ^ "Neustart der Karriere". www.nw.de/.
  4. ^ "MPRC Tennis Professionals". advantagetennisclubs.com/.

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