31 Facts About Dusan Lajovic


Dusan Lajovic is a Serbian professional tennis player.

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On 29 April 2019, Dusan Lajovic reached his career-high singles ranking of world No 23.

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Dusan Lajovic is best known for his clay-court game, kick serve and strong flowing groundstrokes, especially his one-handed backhand.

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Dusan Lajovic regularly represents Serbia in team competitions, after playing in the now defunct World Team Cup in 2010 and 2011, he is a member of the Serbian Davis Cup team since 2012 and he contributed greatly to Serbia winning the inaugural ATP Cup in 2020, as he won four of six matches.

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Dusan Lajovic won his first singles tournament at the 2019 Croatia Open and reached his first Masters 1000 final at the 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters.

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Dusan Lajovic was defeated comfortably in both but was praised by team-mate Novak Djokovic for how he coped with the big occasion.

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Dusan Lajovic bettered this at the French Open by reaching the fourth round where he was beaten in straight sets by then-world number one and eventual champion Rafael Nadal.

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At the Argentina Open, Dusan Lajovic reached quarterfinals defeating world No 12 John Isner en route.

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Dusan Lajovic reached semifinals of the Brasil Open after beating top seed and world No 20 Benoit Paire in the second round, that was his first tour-level semifinal appearance after losing all eight prior quarterfinals matches before in his career.

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At the Australian Open Dusan Lajovic lost in five sets to US Open quarterfinalist Diego Schwartzman in his opening match.

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Dusan Lajovic's next match was a five set loss to Miami Masters champion John Isner in a Davis Cup tie.

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In January 2019, Dusan Lajovic scored his 100th career victory and reached a new career-high ranking of world No 45.

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Dusan Lajovic secured his third top-ten victory in Miami defeating world No 6 Kei Nishikori.

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En route to the final, Dusan Lajovic defeated former top 10 player David Goffin, reigning French Open finalist, world No 5 Dominic Thiem, and world No 14 Daniil Medvedev.

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Dusan Lajovic's run ended in the final against Fabio Fognini in straight sets.

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Dusan Lajovic climbed to a new career-high ranking of No 24 at the conclusion of the tournament.

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Dusan Lajovic won his first ATP Tour singles title at the Croatian Open in Umag, defeating Hungarian Attila Balazs in the final.

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At the inaugural ATP Cup, Dusan Lajovic assisted Serbia in making history as the first nation to win Davis, World Team and ATP Cups, winning four of six matches.

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Dusan Lajovic started his 2021 season representing Serbia at the ATP Cup.

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Dusan Lajovic lost to Milos Raonic of Canada and Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany.

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Dusan Lajovic ended up getting defeated by 6th seed Alexander Zverev.

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Dusan Lajovic started his 2022 season by representing Serbia at the ATP Cup as the No 1 player after the withdrawal of Novak Djokovic.

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Dusan Lajovic ended up losing to Casper Ruud, Cristian Garin via retirement, and Roberto Bautista Agut.

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Dusan Lajovic kicked off his clay-court season at the Monte-Carlo Masters.

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Dusan Lajovic stunned World No 7 and fifth seed, Casper Ruud, in the second round.

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Dusan Lajovic fell in the third round to World No 14 and 12th seed, Hubert Hurkacz.

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Dusan Lajovic plays his best games on clay courts, with a strong baseline game capable of creating decent pace on both wings.

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Dusan Lajovic can create heavy kick on his serve, especially effective on clay.

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Dusan Lajovic was born 30 June 1990 in Belgrade, Serbia to parents Marina and Dragisa Dusan Lajovic.

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Dusan Lajovic started playing tennis when he was seven years old in T K Stara Pazova and later continued in T K Partizan Belgrade.

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Dusan Lajovic is in longtime relationship with Serbian doctor Lidija Mikic.

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