61 Facts About Janko Tipsarevic


Janko Tipsarevic is a Serbian former tennis player.

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Janko Tipsarevic holds notable victories over former world No 1 players Carlos Moya, Marat Safin, Lleyton Hewitt, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Andy Roddick, his compatriot Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray.

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Janko Tipsarevic made his Grand Slam debut in the US Open as a qualifier.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost to 20th seed, Mark Philippoussis in the first round.

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Janko Tipsarevic played in 15 ATP tournaments in 2005 and broke into the top 100 for the first time.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the second rounds of the Australian Open and French Open.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost to Dominik Hrbaty in the Australian Open, but was able to beat him at Roland Garros.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the third round of Wimbledon, beating Tommy Haas and Lu Yen-hsun, but then lost to Thomas Johansson.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the quarterfinals with fellow Serb Novak Djokovic in the Croatia Open Umag and the Vietnam Open with Marcos Baghdatis.

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Janko Tipsarevic finished 2006 as the No 2 Serbian tennis player after Djokovic, and he was ranked in the top 100 for the first time at No 65.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the third round of the French Open and the quarterfinals of the Ordina Open.

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Janko Tipsarevic has achieved his best Grand Slam performance so far by reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon.

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Janko Tipsarevic won all of his first three matches in five sets, and this marked the first time since 1974 that someone had won three straight five-set matches at Wimbledon.

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Janko Tipsarevic saved a match point in his third round victory over Australian Open runner-up Fernando Gonzalez.

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Janko Tipsarevic was eventually defeated by former French Open champion Juan Carlos Ferrero in straight sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic then lost his fourth-round match to Rainer Schuttler because of a leg injury.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost to Mikhail Youzhny in the final in three sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost to Jurgen Melzer in the semifinal in three sets, after being a set up and two points away from victory.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the second round of the Australian Open, losing to Tommy Haas in five sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost in the opening rounds at the Zagreb Indoors and the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.

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Janko Tipsarevic beat Jeremy Chardy, Arnaud Clement, Peter Luczak, and defending champion Benjamin Becker en route, only to lose to in-form Sergiy Stakhovsky in two sets.

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At the US Open, Janko Tipsarevic defeated Olivier Rochus in the first round, and then scored a big upset by beating former champion and ninth seed Andy Roddick in the second round in four sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic again started the season well in Chennai, reaching the semifinals but losing to Xavier Malisse in three sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic played in Memphis where he lost to eventual champion Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals.

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Janko Tipsarevic then reached the second round of the Indian Wells Masters, defeating Tobias Kamke in straight sets but losing to Sam Querrey in the second round.

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Janko Tipsarevic then played the Miami Masters, reaching the fourth round on a run where he defeated Robin Haase, Marin Cilic, and Philipp Petzschner, before losing to Gilles Simon.

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Janko Tipsarevic bounced back at his home event, the Serbia Open, reaching the semifinals.

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Janko Tipsarevic defeated Kei Nishikori, Mischa Zverev, and Somdev Devvarman, before he withdrew in his match with countryman Novak Djokovic.

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Janko Tipsarevic's form improved at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, where he reached the quarterfinals, defeating Michael Berrer and Grigor Dimitrov, but lost to eventual finalist Gael Monfils in straight sets.

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At the Rogers Cup, Janko Tipsarevic had an impressive run, defeating Alejandro Falla, Fernando Verdasco, Ivan Dodig, and Tomas Berdych to reach his first Masters series semifinal, where he lost to Mardy Fish.

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Janko Tipsarevic suffered first-round exits at the Japan Open to Dmitry Tursunov, and at the Shanghai Masters to Feliciano Lopez.

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Janko Tipsarevic rebounded at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, winning the title as the top seed.

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Janko Tipsarevic ended the season at a career-high ranking of world No 9.

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Janko Tipsarevic began 2012 at the ATP Aircel Chennai Open, making the final but losing to Milos Raonic.

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Janko Tipsarevic eventually lost to 17th seed Richard Gasquet in the third round in straight sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the quarterfinals of the Miami Masters, losing to runner-up Andy Murray and moved up to world No 8, surpassing Mardy Fish.

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Janko Tipsarevic represented Serbia in the Davis Cup quarterfinal clash with the Czech Republic, which was played on clay in Prague.

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Janko Tipsarevic reached the fourth round of the French Open, where he lost to Nicolas Almagro.

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At Wimbledon, Janko Tipsarevic reached the third round, where he lost to Mikhail Youzhny in four sets.

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Janko Tipsarevic made it to the quarterfinals of the MercedesCup by defeating Steve Darcis of Belgium.

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Janko Tipsarevic continued his run of play in Gstaad, where he reached the final.

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Janko Tipsarevic won Clash of Continents Exhibition as representative of Europe.

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Janko Tipsarevic began his season by going one step better than the previous year to lift the 2013 Aircel Chennai Open title, defeating surprise finalist Roberto Bautista-Agut in the final.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost to Nicolas Almagro after retiring due to a foot injury late in the second set.

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In 2014, Janko Tipsarevic underwent foot surgery in Frankfurt for the injury suffered in Valencia.

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Janko Tipsarevic followed this up with a competitive loss to fifth seed Santiago Giraldo.

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Later in the month, Janko Tipsarevic participated in the Romanian Open, defeating qualifier Thomas Fabbiano.

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Janko Tipsarevic lost in straight sets to Marcel Granollers in the first round.

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Janko Tipsarevic had better luck at the US Open, taking Guillermo Garcia-Lopez to five sets in defeat.

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Janko Tipsarevic followed up his newfound form at the US Open with a four-set victory over 29th seed Sam Querrey, his first grand slam match victory in three years.

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Janko Tipsarevic played his first tournament on the ATP World Tour, when he was given a wild card into the draw in Quito.

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Janko Tipsarevic partnered with Troicki at the 2017 US Open but lost first round.

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Janko Tipsarevic was unranked in singles at the conclusion of the 2018 US Open.

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Janko Tipsarevic has played for the Serbian Davis Cup team every year from 2000 to 2013 and has last played in 2016.

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Janko Tipsarevic's father, Pavle, is a professor, and his mother, Vesna, is a housewife.

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Janko Tipsarevic finished high school and in 2006 completed his degree in Sports Management at the University of Belgrade.

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Janko Tipsarevic has a quotation, tattooed in Japanese, from Dostoyevsky on his left arm.

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Janko Tipsarevic has a Japanese tattoo on his right arm, which represents the first two letters of the names of his father, his mother, his brother, and himself in katakana.

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Janko Tipsarevic has been in a relationship with Biljana Sesevic since 2007, and they married on 4 July 2010.

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Janko Tipsarevic enjoys DJing and is a fan of the football club FC Barcelona.

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In March 2011, Janko Tipsarevic mentioned that he reads the Bible and takes an interest in religion, although he is an atheist.

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