45 Facts About Aleksandra Krunic


Aleksandra Krunic is a Serbian professional tennis player.

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Aleksandra Krunic has won one singles title and six doubles titles on the WTA Tour along with one singles title on WTA 125 tournaments.

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Aleksandra Krunic made her WTA Tour debut at 2010 Slovenia Open, playing doubles with world No 2, Jelena Jankovic, and made her WTA singles debut at the 2011 Budapest Grand Prix.

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In 2014 US Open, in her second main-draw appearance at a Grand Slam tournament, Aleksandra Krunic won her first main-draw match and then reached the fourth round, beating 27th seed Madison Keys and third seed Petra Kvitova in the process.

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Aleksandra Krunic has wins over prime or close to their prime Garbine Muguruza, Petra Kvitova, Jelena Ostapenko, Elina Svitolina, Johanna Konta, CoCo Vandeweghe, Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Madison Keys, Ekaterina Makarova and Caroline Garcia.

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Aleksandra Krunic has wins over former top-10 players, Timea Bacsinszky, while she was coming back from injury, as well as over Kimiko Date and Roberta Vinci in their last career matches, which were played in front of their home crowds in Tokyo and Rome, respectively.

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Aleksandra Krunic has wins in the qualifying rounds over former top-5 players Francesca Schiavone and Daniela Hantuchova.

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Aleksandra Krunic was born to Bratislav and Ivana Aleksandra Krunic and has a sister named Anastasia.

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Aleksandra Krunic was born on 15 March 1993 in Moscow, Russia.

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Aleksandra Krunic began training tennis at the Spartak Moscow club, which spawned numerous tennis stars such as Anna Kournikova, Elena Dementieva, Marat Safin, Anastasia Myskina, Igor Andreev and others.

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In 2006, Aleksandra Krunic reached the semifinals of junior Kremlin Cup, losing to Dalia Zafirova.

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In 2008, Aleksandra Krunic reached the quarterfinals of European Junior Championships in Moscow and won the junior event in Budapest.

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Aleksandra Krunic reached the second round of both girls' singles and doubles at the French Open, and lost in the first round of girls' singles at Wimbledon.

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Aleksandra Krunic partnered with Tamara Curovic at the girls' doubles, however they lost in the first round to Timea Babos and Ajla Tomljanovic.

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Aleksandra Krunic was awarded with a wildcard for tennis event in Prokuplje, Serbia organized by the ITF.

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On 6 July 2008, Aleksandra Krunic won the tournament and became the youngest title winner in 2008 by winning this event.

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Aleksandra Krunic beat one wildcard, third seed, and next three players were qualifiers.

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Aleksandra Krunic was invited by Serbia Fed Cup team coach Dejan Vranes to join the team for the 2009 Fed Cup World Group Play-offs versus Spain.

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In 2009, Aleksandra Krunic won a total of three ITF titles, including first in doubles.

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In January 2010, Aleksandra Krunic won her fourth ITF tournament in Quanzhou, China defeating domestic player Zhou Yimiao in the final, after beating top seed and compatriot Bojana Jovanovski in semifinal.

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Aleksandra Krunic made her WTA Tour debut at the Slovenia Open, playing doubles with world No 2 and compatriot Jankovic.

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In February 2011, Aleksandra Krunic again was invited to play for the Serbia Fed Cup team in the World Group II rubber against Canada.

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Aleksandra Krunic lost her debut singles match against world No 84, Rebecca Marino, in three sets.

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Aleksandra Krunic played the final doubles match with Bojana Jovanovski, beating Fichman and Pelletier to guarantee Serbia the spot in the World Group Play Offs.

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Aleksandra Krunic reached the semifinals where she lost to world No 10, Petra Kvitova, in straight sets.

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Aleksandra Krunic lost her following match to the third seed Klara Zakopalova.

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Aleksandra Krunic played in Tashkent, and after qualifications, Krunic won her second WTA professional match, losing just one game to Kamila Farhad.

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At the Australian Open, Aleksandra Krunic fell to qualify losing to Lesia Tsurenko in final round.

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In 2012 on ITF Circuit, Aleksandra Krunic won one title and lost one final in both singles and doubles.

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In Baku, Aleksandra Krunic reached first WTA main draw of season and finished as a quarterfinalist for the first time.

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Aleksandra Krunic beat fourth seed Andrea Hlavackova and in second round Laura Pous Tio, but lost in three sets to eventual champion Bojana Jovanovski.

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Aleksandra Krunic started the season playing at the Australian Open qualifying, losing to Maria Elena Camerin in the third set.

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In Irapuato, Mexico, Aleksandra Krunic beat Olga Savchuk for her first ITF title of the year and seventh overall, dropping no set the entire tournament.

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In doubles, Aleksandra Krunic played alongside Eleni Daniilidou and went to first WTA doubles final where they lost in three sets.

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In doubles, Aleksandra Krunic won three ITF titles and lost in two finals during the season.

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At the Australian Open, Aleksandra Krunic played her first Grand Slam event without qualifying, and was beaten in first round by Lauren Davis.

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Aleksandra Krunic beat Schmiedlova in Acapulco again, but lost her next four matches on hardcourt.

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Aleksandra Krunic started grass-court season playing in Birmingham, where she qualified for main draw and beat Heather Watson in first round, but lost next to Svetlana Kuznetsova.

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Aleksandra Krunic then had her best result of the year in terms of importance, as she reached the third round of Wimbledon with wins over 19th seed Sara Errani and former world No 11, Roberta Vinci.

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Aleksandra Krunic returned to clay playing at the Bucharest Open where she reached the quarterfinals.

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Aleksandra Krunic beat Elizaveta Kulichkova and Roberta Vinci again, losing just two games, but lost to Polona Hercog.

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Aleksandra Krunic won her first match since six-match losing streak in Tashkent Open, beating Anett Kontaveit but lost to Jovanovski.

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Aleksandra Krunic won three qualifying rounds, including wins over Anastasija Sevastova and Kaia Kanepi, to reach the main draw.

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Aleksandra Krunic played at next event in Moscow but lost to Lesia Tsurenko.

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Aleksandra Krunic beat Kamilla Rakhimova in the first round in straight sets, before losing in the second round to 29th seed Veronika Kudermetova.

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