Ajla Tomljanovic is a professional tennis player from Australia. But the righty has represented Croatia from 2009 to January 2018. Ajla was born on 7th May 1993 in Zagreb, the capital and largest city of Croatia.
Most notably, she was granted Australian citizenship in January 2018. Florida resident reached a career-high ranking of World No.39 on 1st April 2019.
Who Are Ajla Tomljanovic Parents?
Tomljanovic’s father is Ratko, a Croatian and a former Handball player, and her mother is Emina from Bosnia. She has an elder sister: Hana, who played tennis for the University of Virginia.
Ajla Tomljanovic Junior Career
Ajla’s sister Hana introduced tennis to her at the age of seven. Later on, she moved to Florida, the United States, for training when she was 13-year old. Significantly, Tomljanovic won the 2009 Australian Open girls’ doubles title with American Christina McHale. And she reached a combined career-high ranking of World No.4 on 30th March 2009.
Ajla Tomljanovic WTA Career
Croatia born-Australian made her WTA main draw debut at the 2009 BNP Paribas Open(Indian Wells) as a wildcard entrant. In addition, Ajla reached her first-ever WTA singles final at the 2015 Pattaya Open in Thailand. But she, unfortunately, fell in the championship match to Slovak Daniela Hantuchova in three sets.
Tomljanovic has not claimed her maiden WTA title, while she has played finals at the 2015 Pattaya Open, 2018 Rabat Open and Seoul Open and 2019 Hua Hin Open.
At the Grand Slam events, reaching the fourth round at the 2014 French Open and 2021 Wimbledon are Ajla’s best performances. In doubles, she ultimately played quarterfinal with Jarmila Wolfe at the 2014 French Open.
Who Is Ajla Tomljanovic Boyfriend?
Tomljanovic was in a relationship with Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios from 2017 to 2018. Moreover, she has been in a relationship with Italian tennis sensation Matteo Berrettini since August 2019. Notably, Ajila and Berrettini officially announced their relationship in October 2019.
Exciting Facts About Ajla Tomljanovic
Ajla’s height is 5 feet and 11 inches(180 cm). She is an avid fan of basketball, and her favourite shot and surface are backhand and hard. In addition to this, she speaks Croatian, English and German.
Besides, Tomljanovic’s favourite actor is Brad Pitt, and the movie is The Hangover. Her favourite music is hip hop, and her famous artist is Rihanna.
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