Janko Tipsarević

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Tennis Player
Date of Birth June 22, 1984
Place of Birth Yugoslavia
Age 36 years old
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Janko Tipsarević is a Serbian retired tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 8, achieved on 2 April 2012. In his career, he has won four ATP World Tour titles, one ATP doubles title, three Futures, and 15 Challenger titles. Tipsarević also won the 2001 Australian Open junior title. He has achieved two victories over a world No. 1 player, having defeated compatriot Novak Djokovic twice. He also has 13 victories against other players in the top 10: four wins against Tomáš Berdych, and one each against Fernando González, Mikhail Youzhny, David Ferrer, James Blake, Gaël Monfils, Andy Murray and Juan Mónaco. He holds victories over former world No. 1 players Carlos Moyá, Marat Safin, Lleyton Hewitt, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Andy Roddick. His best results at a Grand Slam tournament have been reaching the quarterfinals at the US Open in 2011 and 2012.

Residence: Belgrade, Serbia
Born: June 22, 1984, Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height: 1.8 m
Turned pro: 2002
Retired: 2019
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es): Dirk Hordorff (2009–2019), Rainer Schüttler
Prize money: $8,616,024
Career record: 288–257 (%in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles: 4
Highest ranking: No. 8 (date
Current ranking: No. 241 (date
Australian Open: 4R (2013)
French Open: 4R (2012)
Wimbledon: 4R (2007, 2008)
US Open: QF (2011, 2012)
Tour Finals: RR (2011, 2012)
Olympic Games: 3R (2012)
Career record: 79–103 (%in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles: 1
Highest ranking: No. 46 (date
Current ranking: No. 193 (date
Australian Open: 3R (2011)
French Open: QF (2008, 2019)
Wimbledon: 3R (2010)
US Open: 3R (2009)
Olympic Games: QF (2012)
Davis Cup: W (2010)
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About Janko Tipsarević

Serbian tennis player who reached the quarterfinals of the US Open in 2011 and 2012. He twice defeated fellow countryman Novak Djokovic while Djokovic was ranked #1 in the world.

Before Fame

He started playing tennis when he was eight years old.


He won the 2001 Australian Open junior tournament.

Family Life

He married Biljana Šešević.


He reached the 2011 US Open quarterfinals by recording victories over Tomas Berdych and Juan Carlos Ferrero. He was then defeated by Djokovic.

Information related to Janko Tipsarević

  • Serbia Davis Cup team - The Serbian Davis Cup team represents Serbia in the Davis Cup tennis competition. From 5 June 2006 team is playing under name of Serbia, following the split of Yugoslavia. Serbia won the Davis Cup title for the first time in 2010, defeating France 3:2 in the Final at Belgrade Arena.
  • ATP World Tour Finals appearances - W = winner; F = runner-up; SF = lost in semi-finals; QF = lost in quarter-finals; R16 = lost in 1st round/Round of 16; RR = lost in Round Robin group stage; 3rd-7th = standings in the RR group; A = Alternate; A' = Alternate; W = withdrew during the tournament.
  • Serbia and Montenegro male tennis players
  • Yugoslav male tennis players
  • Serbian male tennis players
  • Olympic tennis players of Serbia
  • University of Belgrade Faculty of Sport and Physical Education alumni
  • Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tennis players at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Grand Slam (tennis) champions in boys' singles
  • Australian Open (tennis) junior champions
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Latest information about Janko Tipsarević updated on January 15, 2021.

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