Bojana Jovanovski life and biography

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Bojana Jovanovski biography

Date of birth : 1991-12-31
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Belgrade, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality : Serbian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-29
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour,

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Bojana Jovanovski is a Serbian tennis player. As of 4 April 2011, Jovanovski is ranked World No. 59 and is the third highest ranked Serbian player, after World No. 6 Jelena Janković and No. 21 Ana Ivanović. She ended the 2010 season as the youngest player in the top 100.

Coached by father Zoran Jovanovski, she has won four ITF singles titles, and played for Serbia Fed Cup team in 2009 and 2010. Jovanovski made her WTA Tour debut at 2010 Malaysian Open, losing to Elena Dementieva in the second round. She debuted at a Grand Slam at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, reaching the second round.

CAREER:

Jovanovski is an aggressive baseline player. She cites forehand as her favourite shot and hard as her favourite court surface, and stated she would like to improve her court movement and become mentally stronger. Jovanovski uses Head sports gear and rackets.

2011:
Jovanovski opened the season in Brisbane, defeating Anastasia Rodionova 2–6, 6–2, 6–3 in the first round. She would then lose to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–2, 7–5 in the second. The week after, Jovanovski qualified for the Medibank International Sydney. She defeated Kaia Kanepi 6–4, 6–4, Aravane Rezaï 7–6(4), 7–6(4) and Flavia Pennetta 6–4, 6–1. Jovanovski lost her first WTA semifinal to future champion Na Li 7–6(5), 6–3. At the 2011 Australian Open, Jovanovski defeated Chang Kai-chen 7–5, 6–1 in the first round and lost to the second seed Vera Zvonareva 2–6, 6–3, 6–1 in the second. She also played doubles partnering with Varvara Lepchenko, but they lost to Kimiko Date Krumm and Shuai Zhang 6–4, 6–4. Jovanovski was the highest ranked Serbian player in the Serbia Fed Cup team for the World Group II rubber against Canada. Jovanovski played along with Ana Jovanović, Aleksandra Krunić and Tamara Čurović against Rebecca Marino, Aleksandra Wozniak, Marie-Ève Pelletier and Sharon Fichman in Novi Sad, Serbia. She won both of her singles matches, with 6–4, 7–5 against Wozniak and 7–6(3), 6–3 against Marino. In the doubles match, Jovanovski and Krunić defeated Fichman and Pelletier 7–6(5), 6–4 to guarantee Serbia spot in the World Group Play Offs.

PERSONAL:

Coached by father, Zoran Jovanovski
Mother is Snezana; sister is Viktoriya
Favorite surface is hardcourt; favorite shot is forehand
Introduced to tennis at age 7 by father
Speaks Serbian, English
Favorite actor is Ashton Kutcher; favorite singer is Justin Timberlake
Favorite movie is The Secret; favorite book is The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Favorite food is pizza; favorite drink is orange juice
Favorite city is Barcelona (for atmosphere, architecture)
Player most admired is Rafael Nadal
Goal is to improve and get to No.1.


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