Boro Jovanović

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Boro Jovanović
Country (sports)  Yugoslavia
Residence Zagreb, Croatia
Born (1939-10-21) 21 October 1939 (age 77)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 1972 (amateur tour from 1959)
Retired 1974
Plays Right-handed
Highest ranking No. 8 (1963, Lance Tingay)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1962)
French Open QF (1968)
Wimbledon 2R (1959, 1960, 1963)
US Open 1R (1962, 1965)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1962)
Wimbledon F (1962)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1963)
Team competitions
Davis Cup FAm (1962)

Boro Jovanović (born 21 October 1939) is a former Yugoslav tennis player. Jovanović was runner-up in the 1962 Wimbledon doubles tournament with Nikola Pilić, and quarter-finalist in the 1968 Wimbledon doubles tournament. In singles, Jovanovic reached the final of the 1963 Italian Open and the quarterfinals of the 1968 French Open. In 1972, Boro Jovanović joined the World Championship Tennis Tour.[2]

He was ranked World No. 8 for 1963 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[1]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: ( 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1962 Wimbledon Grass Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Niki Pilić Australia Bob Hewitt
Australia Fred Stolle
2–6, 7–5, 2–6, 4–6


  1. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.
  2. ^ Boro Jovanović ATP World Tour Tennis Profile Retrieved Aug 26, 2009

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