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Danka Kovinic

Danka Kovinic
  • Residence: Herceg Novi, Montenegro
  • Date of Birth: 18 Nov 1994
  • Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.69 m)
  • Weight: 148 lbs. (67 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2010)

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Danka Kovinic Biography

Coached by Svetko Bjelotomic and Veljko Radojicic ... Mother's name is Snjezana (kindergarten teacher); father's name is Radenko (owns a café/bar); brothers' names are Aleksa and Luka ... Started playing tennis at age 7 ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite surface is clay; favorites shots are serve, forehand and drop shot ... Favorite tournament is Australian Open ... Tennis idol growing up was Jelena Jankovic ... Speaks Montenegrin and English, learning Spanish ... Best memory was qualifying for main draw at Roland Garros (first Montenegrin to do so) ... Enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends, listening to music, shopping and reading ... If she weren't a tennis player, probably would have played handball because it's a very popular sport in Montenegro.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $3,575 $980,486
W/L - Singles 1 - 2 205 - 142
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 69 - 60
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Results

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 08-Jan-2017 // $710,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Mona Barthel (GER) 150 6-1 1-6 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [W] Arina Rodionova (AUS) 184 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,650
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
68 257 97
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
22-Feb-2016 (46) 20-Jun-2016 (67)
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2015 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.58); runner-up at Tianjin (l. to A.Radwanska in final - having already been first Montenegrin to reach a WTA quarterfinal in 2013, became first Montenegrin to reach a WTA final); QF four times at Charleston, Prague, Bucahrest and Bad Gastein; reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on May 4 (after Prague; rose from No.106 to No.95); won one WTA doubles title; also won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2014 - QF at Bucharest (l. to K.Kucova); reached 2r four times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Played first two WTA main draws, reaching QF at Budapest and falling 1r at Moscow; fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Finalist (2): 2016 - Istanbul; 2015 - Tianjin.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2015 - Bad Gastein (w/Vogt).
Finalist (1): 2016 - Auckland (w/Strycova), Istanbul (w/Knoll).

ADDITIONAL
Montenegrin Fed Cup Team, 2011-13, 2016; Montenegrin Olympic Team, 2016.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $3,575 $980,486
W/L - Singles 1 - 2 205 - 142
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 69 - 60

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 4 1st Serve Return Points Won 24.3%
Double Faults 2 2nd Serve Return Points Won 57.1%
1st Serve 66% Break Points Opportunities 7
1st Serve Points Won 62.5% Break Points Converted 42.9%
2nd Serve Points Won 33.3% Return Games Played 10
Break Points Faced 17 Return Games Won 30%
Break Points Saved 70.6% Return Points Won 40.3%
Service Games Played 11 Total Points Won 47.3%
Service Games Won 54.5%
Service Points Won 52.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r 2r 1r - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 1r 2r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -

Danka Kovinic Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 08-Jan-2017 // $710,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Mona Barthel (GER) 150 6-1 1-6 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [W] Arina Rodionova (AUS) 184 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,650

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 02-Jan-2017 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 70 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Naomi Broady (GBR) 90 7-6 (5) 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
68 257 97

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R128 10
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R64 70
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 30
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R64 40
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2016 74 83
2015 58 106
2014 109 214
2013 170 395
2012 295 351
2011 354 450
2010 687 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
22-Feb-2016 (46) 20-Jun-2016 (67)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
68 885

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R128 10
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R64 70
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 30
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R64 40

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/2017 SYDNEY Q - R16 13
17/10/2016 MOSCOW R32 1
01/10/2016 BEIJING R64 10
25/09/2016 WUHAN R64 1
21/08/2016 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
15/08/2016 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
19/06/2016 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/05/2016 ROME R64 1
30/04/2016 MADRID R32 65
04/04/2016 CHARLESTON R32 30
Date Tournament Round Points
22/03/2016 MIAMI R64 35
09/03/2016 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
03/10/2015 BEIJING Q - R32 2
27/09/2015 WUHAN Q 30
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON Q 125
24/03/2015 MIAMI Q - R32 20
04/01/2015 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
13/10/2014 MOSCOW R32 1
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/02/2014 DOHA Q - R16 20
29/12/2013 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
14/10/2013 MOSCOW S 20

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
02/01/2017 AUCKLAND R32 1
10/10/2016 TIANJIN S 110
19/09/2016 GUANGZHOU R16 30
11/07/2016 BUCHAREST Q 60
13/06/2016 MALLORCA R32 1
18/04/2016 ISTANBUL F 180
29/02/2016 MONTERREY R32 1
22/02/2016 ACAPULCO R16 30
15/02/2016 RIO DE JANEIRO Q 60
10/01/2016 HOBART R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
04/01/2016 AUCKLAND R32 1
12/10/2015 TIANJIN F 180
21/09/2015 GUANGZHOU R32 1
27/07/2015 BAKU R32 1
20/07/2015 BAD GASTEIN Q 60
13/07/2015 BUCHAREST Q 60
27/04/2015 PRAGUE S 78
13/04/2015 BOGOTA R16 30
16/02/2015 RIO DE JANEIRO R32 1
11/01/2015 HOBART Q - R16 10
Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/2014 TIANJIN R32 1
15/09/2014 SEOUL S 48
08/09/2014 TASHKENT R32 1
21/07/2014 BAKU Q 18
14/07/2014 ISTANBUL R32 1
07/07/2014 BUCHAREST Q 60
14/04/2014 KUALA LUMPUR R16 30
07/04/2014 BOGOTÁ R16 30
23/02/2014 FLORIANOPOLIS Q 48
17/02/2014 RIO DE JANEIRO Q 18
Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2014 HOBART Q - R16 10
16/09/2013 SEOUL Q - R32 1
08/07/2013 BUDAPEST Q 70

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