Widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Novak Djokovic is currently third in the list of number of Grand Slam singles titles won by male players. He is known for his powerful two-handed backhand and his service returns. Djokovic is also the only player to complete the career Golden Masters and he has achieved this feat twice.
Retired Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanović is a former world number 1 in singles. By 20, she had already won the French Open. Named one of 30 Legends of Women's Tennis by Time in 2011, she later married German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger and is now a mother of two.
Retired Serbian tennis player Jelena Janković is a former world number 1 in singles. Apart from Serbian, she has also represented FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro. A 4-time Olympian, she was also a runner-up at the 2008 US Open. She also won the 2007 Wimbledon mixed-doubles with Jamie Murray.
Retired Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki was once world number 12 in singles. Starting his training in tennis at age 5, he later scripted history as the first tennis player of the Open Era to win all 3 major team contests, namely, the Davis Cup, the World Team Cup, and the ATP Cup.
Miomir Kecmanovic is a Serbian tennis player who has won one doubles and one singles ATP titles so far. His best Grand Slam result so far has been his advancement to the fourth round at the 2022 Australian Open.
Former world number 26 in singles, Serbia tennis player Filip Krajinović was 5 years old when he began playing tennis. The Sombor-born sportsperson was named Agassi of Sombor for his playing style that is similar to that of Andre Agassi. He was part of the Serbian squad in the 2017 Davis Cup.
Former world number 23 in singles, Serbian tennis player Dušan Lajović was all of 7 when he began playing tennis. He had a major contribution in Serbia’s ATP Cup win in 2020. He was initially a regular at the Futures circuit and the Challenger circuit. He now also owns a café in Serbia.
Sascha Bajin is a German tennis coach of Serbian origin. A former tennis player, Bajin achieved popularity when he started working with Serena Williams. He served as Serena's hitting partner for eight years, during which she won many titles. He is also credited with coaching Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka and helping her win two Grand Slam titles.
Janko Tipsarevic is a Serbian retired tennis player. During his career, Tipsarević won 15 Challenger titles, one ATP doubles title, and four ATP World Tour titles. In 2010, he helped his team win the prestigious Davis Cup. Janko Tipsarević's best Grand Slam results came at the 2011 and 2012 US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals on both occasions.
Laslo Đere is a Serbian tennis player who has won a couple of ATP Tour singles titles so far in his career. Laslo Đere earned his first grand-slam win at the 2018 US Open, where he defeated Leonardo Mayer in the first round. In 2017, Laslo Đere helped his team reach the semi-final of the prestigious Davis Cup.
Regarded as the first Serbian tennis star to gain international fame, Slobodan Živojinović, also known as Bobo, became the only Serb to gain world number 1 ranking in doubles apart from Nenad Zimonjić. He also grabbed headlines for his marriage to best-selling Yugoslav folk singer Lepa Brena.
The daughter of renowned Serbian basketball executive and former player Predrag Danilović, Olga Danilovic is a talented tennis player in her own right. She has been coached by the likes of Àlex Corretja, Petar Popović, and Robert Cokan and achieved her career-best singles ranking of 96 in 2018.
Serbian tennis player Aleksandra Krunic has been a world number 35 in doubles and 39 in singles and is now the top Serbian female tennis player. The Moscow-born sportsperson has wins over major players such as Petra Kvitová, Caroline Garcia, and Ekaterina Makarova.
A 4-time Olympian, retired Serbian tennis player Nenad Zimonjic has won 8 Grand Slams and is a former world number 1 in doubles. His wins include 3 titles each in the French Open and Wimbledon and 2 Australian Open titles. He received the 2013 Davis Cup Award of Excellence.
Better known as the younger brother of former world number 1 tennis legend Novak Djokovic, Djordje Djokovic, too, is a tennis player who has been inactive in the circuit for a while. He reached the doubles quarterfinals of the 2015 China Open and serves as the tournament director of Serbia Open.
Known as tennis legend Novak Djokovic's first coach, Jelena Gencic was a talented sportswoman in her own right and represented Yugoslavia in both tennis and handball. She was part of the Yugoslav team that won a bronze at the 1957 handball World Championships. She had also been a director at TV Belgrade.
Apart from being an Olympian, Serbian tennis player Nina Stojanovic has been a junior world number 17. She has also been a world number 37 in doubles and 81 in singles. Known for her aggressive style of play, she is fond of playing on hardcourt.