2001 2014

Jovana's greatest achievements:

— Has won 14 ITF titles, 5 of them in 2013 alone, one in 2014
— Hit career-high ranking of World No.146 on February 10, 2014
— When ranked No.356, qualified to make her WTA main draw debut at 2013 Monterrey
— Beat world No.172 Vera Dushevina in round one before taking No.12 Maria Kirilenko to 3 sets
— Beat world No. 30 Kaia Kanepi (Soho Square EGY Ladies, ITF $75,000)
— Qualified for WTA Guangzhou in September, lost to Laura Robson
— Has won 60 matches in 2013 (lost 19) and holds a 148-55 career record
— As a junior, was ranked No.13 in the world

year tournament place result
2014 WTA Abierto Monterrey MONTERREY, MEXICO Finalist
2014 ITF $25.000, 17-Feb-2014, Hard SURPRISE, USA Winner
2013 ITF TARAKAN, 20-May, $25,000, Hard TARAKAN, Indonesia Winner
2013 ITF BALIKPAPAN, 13-May, $25,000, Hard BALIKPAPAN, Indonesia Winner
2013 ITF POZA RICA, 08-Apr, $25,000, Hard POZA RICA, Mexico Winner
2013 WTA ABIERTO MONTERREY, 01-Apr, $235,000, Hard MONTERREY, Mexico R16
2013 ITF ANTALYA 7, 18-Feb, $10.000, Clay ANTALYA, Turkey Winner
2013 ITF ANTALYA 6, 11-Feb, $10.000, Clay ANTALYA, Turkey Winner

17.11

2014

118
current wta

rank

12.05

2014

102
highest wta

rank

Jovana Jakšić team:

  • Danijela Jaksic

    coach

    Danijela is Jovana’s mother and has been her coach for the past 5 years. She travels everywhere with Jovana and is her biggest support.

  • Dean Dermanov

    Coach

    The very first tennis coach Jovana had and who “taught her everything” is back on Jovana’s team again.

  • Katie Spellman

    PR Manager

    Katie is a PR professional who was a journalist for The Times before working at the WTA. She is helping with Jovana’s media training, proactive PR, social media and sponsor servicing.

  • Prof. Dr. Sergej Ostojic

    Doctor

    Received his medical degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia in September 1996. He then pursued his postgraduate training in exercise science & medicine and obtained a PhD in 2003.

  • Slavko Bijelica

    Sparring partner

    They are working together for almost two years.

  • Zoran Kiza Grbovic

    Fitness coach

    He is working with Jovana since before 2014 Wimbledon. Zoran was also Jovana’s first fitness coach when she started playing tennis.

  • Jordan J. Butler

    Agent

    Jordan has been certified as an athlete agent, and is a licensed attorney with an AV-Preeminent rating.  Jordan manages Jovana’s endorsement agreements and sponsor relations, while also advising on day-to-day player management issues.

Previous Tournament:

round versus result
R32 Tatjana Maria (GER) 5-7, 1-6

Schedule

  • 20.10 2014
    ITF - $50,000

    Saguenay, Canada

  • 27.10 2014
    ITF - $50,000

    Toronto, Canada

  • 03.11 2014
    ITF - $50,000

    Captiva Island, FL, USA

WTA Stats