Miljan Zekić

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Miljan Zekić
Miljan Zekić.jpg
Miljan Zekić after Wimbledon Qualifying defeat 2017
Country (sports) Serbia
ResidenceBelgrade, Serbia
Born (1988-07-12) 12 July 1988 (age 30)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight handed (two–handed backhand)
CoachSlobodan Vojinović
Prize money$250,316
Singles
Career record1–2 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 19 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 188 (11 July 2016)
Current rankingNo. 274 (19 November 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2017)
French OpenQ1 (2016, 2017)
WimbledonQ2 (2017)
US OpenQ2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record0–2 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 19 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 269 (8 July 2013)
Current rankingNo. 861 (19 November 2018)
Last updated on: 19 November 2018.

Miljan Zekić (Serbian Cyrillic: Миљан Зекић, pronounced [mǐʎan zěːkitɕ]; born 12 July 1988) is a Serbian tennis player.[1]

Zekić made his ATP main draw debut in doubles with compatriot David Savić as a wildcard pair at the 2011 Serbia Open, losing in the first round to top-seeded pair Zimonjić/Granollers. On 11 July 2016, Zekic reached his best singles ranking of world number 188, while on 8 July 2013, he peaked at world number 269 in the doubles rankings. In July 2016 he won his first trophy on the ATP Challenger Tour winning Internazionali di Tennis dell'Umbria in Todi.

Zekić made his ATP main draw debut in singles as a qualifier at 2017 Croatia Open Umag, losing to Radu Albot in the first round. In two weeks' time, he played in another ATP tournament, 2017 Generali Open Kitzbühel, defeating top seed Alessandro Giannessi and 8th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the qualifying rounds, and earned his first ATP main draw victory by defeating world No. 66 Andrey Kuznetsov, before losing to 2nd seed and world No. 25 Fabio Fognini in the second round.

Zekić was a fifth (reserve) player on a Serbian Davis Cup team in the semifinal against France in the 2017 Davis Cup[2] and didn't play in any match. The following year he made his Davis Cup debut, partnered with another debutant, Nikola Milojević, in a doubles match against USA losing 7–6(3), 2–6, 5–7, 4–6 in the first round.[3]

ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures finals[edit]

Singles: 30 (20–10)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (1–1)
ITF Futures (19–9)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 10 July 2016 Challenger Todi, Italy Clay Italy Stefano Napolitano 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 18 September 2016 Challenger Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek 6–3, 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 40 (19–21)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
ITF Futures (19–20)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 7 July 2013 Challenger Timișoara, Romania Clay Serbia Ilija Vučić France Jonathan Eysseric
France Nicolas Renavand
7–6(8–6), 2–6, [7–10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Može li Zekić opet ubaciti 16 asova?
  2. ^ "Selektor Nenad Zimonjić: „Meč u Lilu će biti svakako veliko iskustvo za sve nas, možda stvaranje novog, mlađeg tima" (in Serbian). Tennis Federation of Serbia. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  3. ^ Miljan Zekić at the Davis Cup

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