Aleksandar Karakašević

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Aleksandar Karakašević
Full name Aleksandar Karakašević
Nationality  Yugoslavia
 Serbia and Montenegro
 Serbia
Born (1975-12-09) December 9, 1975 (age 39)
Zemun, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Playing style Left-handed, All round player
Height 5'10"

Aleksandar Karakašević (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Каракашевић) (born December 9, 1975, Zemun, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian table tennis player. His incredible feeling and powerful backhand has helped him win against some of the top players in the world. He won a bronze medal on 2011 European Championship. One of his greatest result achieved in USA is his victory at the US Open Championship, July 2007, where he established himself as a world class athlete, winning the tournament title for the 3rd time by defeating Kurashima Yosuke from Japan with the result of 4:0.[1]

Career Highlights and Accomplishments[edit]

  • Bronze medal on European Championship - Singles
  • European Champion - Mixed Doubles (four times)
  • US Open Champion - Singles (three times)
  • US Open Champion - Doubles
  • Second place in Europe - Mixed Doubles
  • Third place on Pro-Tour final - Men’s Doubles- (twice)
  • German Open Champion - Men’s Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion – Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion - Teams
  • Mediterranean games Champion - Men’s Doubles
  • Second place on Mediterranean games - Doubles (twice)
  • Second place – Netherlands Open - Men’s Doubles
  • Third place – Qatar Open – Men’s Doubles (twice)
  • Balkan Champion (six times)
  • Second finisher on European Trials for the Olympic games
  • Third place in Junior Europeans (four times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Singles (three times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Men’s Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Mixed Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Teams (four times)

Clubs[edit]

  • TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen
  • STK Partizan
  • STK Unirea Uzdin
  • SV Plüderhausen
  • STK Crvena Zvezda
  • UCAM Cartagena TM

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