|Residence||Herceg Novi, Montenegro|
|Born||18 November 1994|
Cetinje, Republic of Montenegro, FR Yugoslavia
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 2,621,250|
|Career record||344-270 (56.0%)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 13 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 46 (22 February 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 83 (18 July 2022)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2022)|
|French Open||3R (2022)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2015, 2016, 2017)|
|US Open||2R (2015, 2020)|
|Career record||131-123 (51.6%)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 4 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 67 (20 June 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 198 (18 July 2022)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2016, 2017, 2021)|
|French Open||1R (2016, 2020, 2021)|
|US Open||2R (2016, 2021)|
|Fed Cup||21-7 (75.0%)|
|Last updated on: 21 July 2022.|
On 22 February 2016, she reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 46, and on 20 June 2016, she peaked at No. 67 in the WTA doubles rankings.
Kovini? started playing as a professional in 2010. Her first WTA Tour tournament in singles was the 2013 Budapest Grand Prix, where she became the first Montenegrin to reach the quarterfinals of a WTA event.
Kovini? started the season at the Auckland Open. She lost in the first round to third seed Caroline Wozniacki. In doubles, she and Barbora Strýcová reached the final in which they lost to Elise Mertens and An-Sophie Mestach. At the Hobart International, Kovini? was defeated in the first round by Australian wildcard Kimberly Birrell. At the Australian Open, Kovini? made it to the second round and lost to 14th seed and two-time champion, Victoria Azarenka.
Seeded third at the Rio Open, Kovini? advanced to the quarterfinals where she was defeated by wildcard Sorana Cîrstea. Seeded seventh at the Abierto Mexicano, she lost in the second round to Christina McHale. Seeded seventh at the Monterrey Open, she was defeated in the first round by qualifier Nicole Gibbs. At the Indian Wells Open, Kovini? faced eighth seed Petra Kvitová in the second round. She pushed Kvitová to three sets but ended up losing the match. At the Miami Open, Kovini? was defeated in the second round by 24th seed Johanna Konta.
In August, Kovini? played at the Cincinnati Open where she was defeated in the first round of qualifying by Vera Zvonareva. At the US Open, she made it to the second round and lost to 24th seed Magda Linette.
In January, she started her Australian tour at the Gippsland Trophy with a win against Tamara Zidan?ek, before losing to Je?ena Ostapenko in the next round. After that, she played at the Australian Open where she lost in the first round against top seed and world No. 1, Ashleigh Barty. Her next tournament was the Phillip Island Trophy where she played against 13th seed Marie Bouzková and retired during the second set after winning the first.
In March, Danka made the round of 16 at the Abierto Zapopan in Guadalajara, Mexico where she was defeated in straight sets by Lauren Davis. During the tournament, she suffered a back injury and had to pull out of Monterrey Open and Miami Open.
In April, Kovinic made it into the quarterfinals of the Charleston Open by beating third seeded Petra Kvitová in straight sets in the round of 16. It was her third victory over a player who was ranked inside top 10. In the next round, she defeated 11th seed Yulia Putintseva to reach her first WTA 500 semifinal. After that, she beat 12th seeded Ons Jabeur in straight sets, to book a place in her third career final which she lost to Veronika Kudermetova.
After that, she entered the MUSC Health Open in Charleston where she reached her second consecutive WTA semifinal by beating Viktoriya Tomova in straight sets, seventh seeded Lauren Davis in the round of 16, and Shelby Rogers in the quarterfinals. She then lost to the top seed Ons Jabeur.
In January, she started her Australian tour at the Melbourne Summer Set with a straight-sets win in qualifying against Alexandra Osborne, before withdrawing due to injury in the next round. At Adelaide, she lost in the first round to Maddison Inglis, in three sets.
At the Australian Open, she won in the first round against Jang Su-jeong, before she defeated reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu in three sets to reach the third round, her best result at a Grand Slam. In the next round, she was defeated by the former world No. 1, Simona Halep. With this result, she became the first player from Montenegro to reach the third round of a Grand Slam championship.
In Indian Wells, Danka beat Jil Teichmann in the first round, while in the second round she had a surprising top-10 win over seventh seed Karolína Plí?ková, before losing to Ludmilla Samsonova in the third round.
At Roland Garros, she avenged her loss in Indian Wells and beat 25th seed Ludmilla Samsonova in the first round. She managed to beat Anna Karolína Schmiedlová in straight sets, before losing to top seed and world No. 1, Iga Swiatek, in the third round.
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.
Current through the 2022 WTA Poland Open.
|Australian Open||A||2R||2R||A||2R||1R||0 / 4||3-4|
|French Open||A||1R||A||1R||1R||A||0 / 3||0-3|
|Wimbledon||A||1R||A||NH||A||0 / 1||0-1|
|US Open||1R||2R||A||A||2R||0 / 3||2-3|
|Win-loss||0-1||2-4||1-1||0-0||2-3||0-1||0 / 11||5-11|
|Loss||0-1||Oct 2015||Tianjin Open, China||International[c]||Hard||Agnieszka Radwa?ska||1-6, 2-6|
|Loss||0-2||Apr 2016||?stanbul Cup, Turkey||International||Clay||Ça?la Büyükakçay||6-3, 2-6, 3-6|
|Loss||0-3||Apr 2021||Charleston Open, United States||WTA 500||Clay (green)||Veronika Kudermetova||4-6, 2-6|
|Win||1-0||Jul 2015||Gastein Ladies, Austria||International||Clay||Stephanie Vogt|| Lara Arruabarrena
|4-6, 6-4, [10-3]|
|Loss||1-1||Jan 2016||Auckland Open, New Zealand||International||Hard||Barbora Strýcová|| Elise Mertens
|6-2, 3-6, [5-10]|
|Loss||1-2||Apr 2016||?stanbul Cup, Turkey||International||Clay||Xenia Knoll|| Andreea Mitu
|Loss||1-3||Jul 2018||Bucharest Open, Romania||International||Clay||Maryna Zanevska|| Irina-Camelia Begu
|Loss||1-4||Sep 2018||Guangzhou Open, China||International||Hard||Vera Lapko|| Monique Adamczak
|6-4, 5-7, [4-10]|
|Loss||Jul 2019||Bastad Open, Sweden||Clay||Misaki Doi||4-6, 4-6|
|Loss||0-1||Mar 2019||Bastad Open, Sweden||Clay||Alexa Guarachi|| Misaki Doi
|5-7, 7-6(7-4), [7-10]|
|Loss||0-2||Nov 2019||Taipei Open, Taiwan||Carpet (i)||Dalila Jakupovi?|| Lee Ya-hsuan
|6-4, 4-6, [7-10]|
|$100,000 tournaments (4-2)|
|$80,000 tournaments (0-1)|
|$60,000 tournaments (1-1)|
|$25,000 tournaments (5-3)|
|$10,000 tournaments (3-1)|
|Win||1-0||Oct 2010||ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria||10,000||Clay||Isabella Shinikova||6-4, 6-3|
|Loss||1-1||Jun 2011||ITF Nyíregyháza, Hungary||10,000||Clay||Simona Dobrá||4-6, 2-6|
|Win||2-1||Jun 2011||ITF Bal?, Romania||10,000||Clay||Alice-Andrada Radu||6-0, 6-1|
|Loss||2-2||Sep 2011||ITF Podgorica, Montenegro||25,000||Clay||Paula Ormaechea||1-6, 1-6|
|Win||3-2||Apr 2012||ITF Tlemcen, Algeria||10,000||Clay||Alexandra Romanova||6-2, 6-2|
|Win||4-2||Jul 2012||Bella Cup Toru?, Poland||25,000||Clay||Paula Kania||6-3, 4-6, 6-3|
|Win||5-2||Jun 2013||ITF Ystad, Sweden||25,000||Clay||Melanie Klaffner||6-3, 6-3|
|Win||6-2||Jun 2013||ITF Kristinehamn, Sweden||25,000||Clay||Jasmina Tinji?||6-1, 7-5|
|Win||7-2||May 2014||Open Saint-Gaudens, France||50,000[d]||Clay||Pauline Parmentier||6-1, 6-2|
|Loss||7-3||Mar 2015||ITF Curitiba, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Lourdes Domínguez Lino||6-4, 2-6, 3-6|
|Win||8-3||May 2015||Empire Slovak Open, Slovakia||100,000||Clay||Margarita Gasparyan||7-5, 6-3|
|Win||9-3||Jun 2016||Open de Marseille, France||100,000||Clay||Hsieh Su-wei||6-2, 6-3|
|Loss||9-4||Jun 2017||Hódmezövásárhely Open, Hungary||60,000||Clay||Mihaela Buz?rnescu||2-6, 1-6|
|Loss||9-5||Jul 2017||Budapest Ladies Open, Hungary||100,000||Clay||Jana ?epelová||4-6, 3-6|
|Loss||9-6||Aug 2017||Vancouver Open, Canada||100,000||Hard||Maryna Zanevska||7-5, 1-6, 3-6|
|Loss||9-7||Mar 2019||ITF São Paulo, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Louisa Chirico||0-6, 2-6|
|Win||10-7||Mar 2019||ITF Campinas, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Julia Grabher||6-2, 3-6, 6-3|
|Win||11-7||Jun 2019||ITF Ystad, Sweden||25,000||Clay||Richèl Hogenkamp||2-6, 6-3, 6-3|
|Loss||11-8||Jul 2019||Open de Biarritz, France||80,000||Clay||Viktoriya Tomova||2-6, 7-5, 5-7|
|Win||12-8||Oct 2019||Székesfehérvár Open, Hungary||100,000||Clay (i)||Irina-Camelia Begu||6-4, 3-6, 6-3|
|Win||13-8||May 2022||Wiesbaden Open, Germany||100,000||Clay||Nastasja Schunk||6-3, 7-6(7-0)|
|$100,000 tournaments (1-0)|
|$60,000 tournaments (0-3)|
|$25,000 tournaments (3-4)|
|Loss||0-1||Sep 2011||Royal Cup Podgorica, Montenegro||25,000||Clay||Danica Krstaji?|| Corinna Dentoni
|4-6, 7-5, [5-10]|
|Loss||0-2||Oct 2011||ITF Lagos, Nigeria||25,000||Carpet (i)||Elina Svitolina|| Melanie Klaffner
|0-6, 7-6, [5-10]|
|Loss||0-3||Apr 2013||ITF Mamaia, Romania||25,000||Clay||Tadeja Majeri?|| Elena Bogdan
|Loss||0-4||Sep 2012||ITF La Marsa, Tunisia||25,000||Clay||Laura Pigossi|| Réka Luca Jani
|3-6, 6-4, [5-10]|
|Win||1-4||May 2012||ITF Caserta, Italy||25,000||Clay||Renata Vorá?ová|| Elena Bogdan
|Win||2-4||Feb 2015||ITF São Paulo, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Andreea Mitu|| Tatiana Búa
Paula Cristina Gonçalves
|Win||3-4||Jul 2015||ITF Contrexéville, France||100,000||Clay||Oksana Kalashnikova|| Irina Ramialison
|2-6, 6-3, [10-6]|
|Loss||3-5||Mar 2018||Zhuhai Open, China||60,000||Hard||Nao Hibino|| Anna Blinkova
|Loss||3-6||Mar 2018||Pingshan Open, China||60,000||Hard||Wang Xinyu|| Anna Kalinskaya
|4-6, 6-1, [7-10]|
|Loss||3-7||Jun 2018||Hódmezövásárhely Open, Hungary||60,000||Clay||Nina Stojanovi?|| Réka Luca Jani
|Win||4-7||Mar 2019||ITF Campinas, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Laura Pigossi|| Carolina Alves
|Gold||2015||Games of the Small States of Europe||Clay||Kathinka von Deichmann||6-0, 6-1|
|1.||Roberta Vinci||No. 8||Madrid Open||Clay||1R||6-4, 6-2|
|2.||Belinda Bencic||No. 10||Italian Open||Clay||2R||6-3, 6-1|
|3.||Karolína Plí?ková||No. 8||Indian Wells Open||Hard||2R||2-6, 7-5, 6-4|