Danilović at the 2019 Fed Cup
|Native name||Олга Даниловић|
|Born||23 January 2001|
Belgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Petar Popović (2018–19)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 4 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 96 (8 October 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 122 (10 June 2019)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q1 (2019)|
|French Open||Q2 (2019)|
|US Open||Q2 (2018)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 1 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 119 (1 April 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 120 (10 June 2019)|
|Last updated on: 10 June 2019.|
In July 2018, Danilović won her first career WTA singles title in Moscow by beating Anastasia Potapova in the final. In September 2018, she also won her first WTA doubles title, in Tashkent. She has won four singles and one doubles title on the ITF circuit in her career. On 8 October 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 96. On 1 April 2019, she peaked at world No. 119 in the doubles rankings.
In 2018, Danilović's coach became former world No. 2 Àlex Corretja, having been her mentor since 2016. During her title in Moscow, former Serbian Fed Cup captain, Dejan Vraneš, traveled with Danilović and coached her although he is not her official coach. In 2017–18 her coach was Juan Lizariturry. Danilović was coached in the past by Denis Bejtulahi (in 2017) and Tatjana Ječmenica (in two stints – before late 2015 and in 2016).
2018: Top 100; first WTA titles; Fed Cup Heart AwardEdit
Danilović made her Fed Cup debut in February 2018 in Group I of Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone, winning all three singles matches, including a 6–2, 6–4 win over world No. 15 Anastasija Sevastova in the promotional play-offs. The courageous performances for the national team earned Danilović a Fed Cup Heart Award and a cheque of $1,000 to be donated to a charity, which she chose to donate to University Children's Hospital in Belgrade.
In March, she won her first 25K ITF title in Santa Margherita di Pula. In May, she was given a qualifying wildcard for WTA Premier Mandatory tournament in Madrid, where she beat a former top 30 player, Kateryna Bondarenko, in the first round, but lost to Aryna Sabalenka in the final round of qualifying. In mid-July, Danilović won the first 60K ITF title in her career when she came back from one set down to beat another former top 30 player, Laura Siegemund, 5–7, 6–1, 6–3, in the final of Versmold. She also reached the final in doubles of the same tournament with compatriot Nina Stojanović.
In late July, she won her first career WTA singles title in Moscow, defeating Anastasia Potapova in the final, 7–5, 6–7(1–7), 6–4. Danilović became the first player born in the 3rd millennium (after 2000) to win a WTA Tour singles title. She also became the second lucky loser in the history of the WTA Tour to win the title. This was the first WTA Tour final between two players under 18 since Tatiana Golovin and Nicole Vaidišová played in the final of the 2005 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships.
She then participated in the 2018 US Open Qualification, where she beat Bianca Andreescu, before losing to Jaimee Fourlis. She then entered the Tashkent Open, where she beat Anna Kalinskaya in the first round, before losing to Anastasia Potapova in a Moscow rematch. In the same tournament, she won the doubles title partnering Tamara Zidanšek.
On 1 October 2018, Danilović entered the top 100 for the first time when she reached a singles ranking of world No. 97. Next week, she reached her highest ranking of the season of world No. 96.
In mid-October, she lost in the first round of qualifying in Linz and Luxembourg. She next participated in WTA 125K series Mumbai Open, where she was seeded 4th and lost to Danka Kovinić in the first round, whom she also partnered with to reach the semis of the doubles. This proved to be her last tournament of the year as she withdraw from the following week's WTA 125K Open de Limoges.
WTA career finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||1–0||Jul 2018||Moscow River Cup, Russia||International||Clay||Anastasia Potapova||7–5, 6–7(1–7), 6–4|
Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||1–0||Sep 2018||Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan||International||Hard||Tamara Zidanšek|| Irina-Camelia Begu
Singles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit
|Win||1–0||Nov 2016||ITF Antalya, Turkey||$10,000||Clay||Vivien Juhászová||6–2, 6–3|
|Win||2–0||Mar 2017||ITF Antalya, Turkey||$15,000||Clay||Julia Grabher||6–3, 6–2|
|Loss||2–1||Nov 2017||ITF Sant Cugat, Spain||$25,000||Clay||Marta Paigina||6–2, 4–6, 3–6|
|Loss||2–2||Nov 2017||ITF Valencia, Spain||$25,000+H||Clay||Irina Bara||7–5, 4–6, 0–6|
|Win||3–2||Mar 2018||ITF Pula, Italy||$25,000||Clay||Federica di Sarra||6–4, 6–3|
|Win||4–2||Jul 2018||Reinert Open, Germany||$60,000||Clay||Laura Siegemund||5–7, 6–1, 6–3|
Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit
|Win||1–0||Nov 2016||ITF Antalya, Turkey||$10,000||Clay||Berfu Cengiz|| Tayisiya Morderger
|Loss||1–1||Nov 2017||ITF Sant Cugat, Spain||$25,000||Clay||Guiomar Maristany Zuleta de Reales|| Luisa Stefani
|Loss||1–2||Jul 2018||Reinert Open, Germany||$60,000||Clay||Nina Stojanović|| Pemra Özgen
|6–1, 2–6, [4–10]|
Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit
Girls' Doubles: 3 (3 titles)Edit
|Winner||2016||French Open||Clay||Paula Arias Manjón|| Olesya Pervushina
|3–6, 6–3, [10–8]|
|Winner||2017||Wimbledon Championships||Grass||Kaja Juvan|| Caty McNally
|Winner||2017||US Open||Hard||Marta Kostyuk|| Lea Bošković
Wins over top 10 playersEdit
|1.||Julia Görges||No. 10||Moscow River Cup, Russia||Clay||Quarterfinals||6–3, 6–3||No. 187|
Record against top 10 playersEdit
Danilović's record against players who have been ranked in the top 10 (As of August 27, 2018):
|Number 7 ranked players|
|Patty Schnyder||1–0||100%||0–0||1–0||0–0||Won (6–3, 3–6, 6–3) at 2018 Pula|
|Number 9 ranked players|
|Julia Görges||1–0||100%||0–0||1–0||0–0||Won (6–3, 6–3) at 2018 Moscow|
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