|Residence||Stara Pazova, Serbia|
|Born||30 June 1990|
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Coach||José Perlas (2016-)|
|Prize money||US$ 7,865,468|
|Career record||163-218 (42.8% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 23 (29 April 2019)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||4R (2021)|
|French Open||4R (2014)|
|Wimbledon||2R (2014, 2017, 2021, 2022)|
|US Open||3R (2018)|
|Career record||43-83 (34.1% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 82 (21 September 2020)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2017)|
|French Open||QF (2019)|
|US Open||2R (2014, 2018)|
|Davis Cup||F (2013)|
|Last updated on: 19 January 2023.|
Du?an Lajovi? (Serbian Cyrillic: ?; born 30 June 1990) is a Serbian professional tennis player. Lajovi? has won one singles and two doubles titles on the ATP Tour. On 29 April 2019, Lajovi? reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 23. On 21 September 2020, he peaked at No. 82 in the doubles rankings. 
He is best known for his clay-court game, kick serve and strong flowing groundstrokes, especially his one-handed backhand. Lajovi? regularly represents Serbia in team competitions, after playing in the now defunct World Team Cup in 2010 and 2011, he is a member of the Serbian Davis Cup team since 2012 and he contributed greatly to Serbia winning the inaugural ATP Cup in 2020, as he won four of six matches. He won his first singles tournament at the 2019 Croatia Open and reached his first Masters 1000 final at the 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters.
Replacing an injured Janko Tipsarevic, he played two live rubbers in the 2013 Davis Cup final, including the deciding rubber against Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic. He was defeated comfortably in both but was praised by team-mate Novak Djokovic for how he coped with the big occasion.
His first appearance in the main draw of a grand slam was at Australian Open and he reached second round where he lost to Kei Nishikori. He bettered this at the French Open by reaching the fourth round where he was beaten in straight sets by then-world number one and eventual champion Rafael Nadal.
Partnered with Radu Albot, they won the Istanbul doubles title, marking the first ATP doubles title for the Serb. At the French Open he lost to eventual champion Stan Wawrinka in the second round in four sets.
At the Argentina Open, Lajovi? reached quarterfinals defeating world No. 12 John Isner en route. He reached the semifinals of the Brasil Open after beating top seed and world No. 20 Benoît Paire in the second round, that was his first tour-level semifinal appearance after losing all eight prior quarterfinals matches before in his career. This was followed by semifinal appearances at the 2016 Generali Open in Kitzbühel and the 2016 Los Cabos Open.
In Indian wells, the Serbian defeated five opponents to reach the fourth round eventually losing to Pablo Carreno Busta.
His contributions in successful Davis Cup ties against Russia & Spain, resulted in Serbia making the semifinal where he defeated Lucas Pouille but lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
At the Australian Open Lajovi? lost in five sets to US Open quarterfinalist Diego Schwartzman in his opening match. His next match was a five set loss to Miami Masters champion John Isner in a Davis Cup tie. A temporary return to the Challenger Tour resulted in winning the Open Region Guadeloupe.
After qualifying for the Monte-Carlo Masters, he faced 12 time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, losing in straight sets. At the Madrid Masters, he defeated former top ten player Richard Gasquet in the second round, followed by a victory over world No. 6 Juan Martín del Potro, before falling to world No. 8 Kevin Anderson in the quarterfinals. This clay-court season was topped off with a semifinal appearance at the Lyon Open and a five-set loss at the French Open to world No. 3 Alexander Zverev.
Lajovi?'s first-round match at Wimbledon was against defending champion & world No. 2 Roger Federer, he would lose in three quick sets. At the China Open he was able to secure his second victory over a top 10 player, defeating world No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov. On 15 October, Lajovi? reached the top 50 ranking for the first time in his career.
In January 2019, Lajovi? scored his 100th career victory and reached a new career-high ranking of world No. 45. Lajovi? secured his third top-ten victory in Miami defeating world No. 6 Kei Nishikori. At the Monte-Carlo Masters, he reached his maiden ATP Tour final without dropping a set. En route to the final, Lajovi? defeated former top 10 player David Goffin, reigning French Open finalist, world No. 5 Dominic Thiem, and world No. 14 Daniil Medvedev. His run ended in the final against Fabio Fognini in straight sets. Lajovi? climbed to a new career-high ranking of No. 24 at the conclusion of the tournament. Lajovi? won his first ATP Tour singles title at the Croatian Open in Umag, defeating Hungarian Attila Balázs in the final.
At the inaugural ATP Cup, Lajovi? assisted Serbia in making history as the first nation to win Davis, World Team and ATP Cups, winning four of six matches. At the Australian Open he defeated 2018 semifinalist Kyle Edmund in straight sets before losing to world no. 14 Diego Schwartzman in the third round.
Lajovi? started his 2021 season representing Serbia at the ATP Cup. He lost to Milos Raonic of Canada and Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany. Despite winning last year, Serbia failed to defend the title. Seeded 23rd at the Australian Open, he reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for a second time in his career. He ended up getting defeated by 6th seed Alexander Zverev.
Seeded third at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier, Lajovi? was eliminated in the second round by Dennis Novak. At the Rotterdam Open, he stunned World No. 3 and top seed, Daniil Medvedev, in the first round. With this win, Lajovi? was able to stop Medvedev from reaching number two in the ATP rankings. He was beaten in the second round by Borna ?ori?.
Lajovi? started his 2022 season by representing Serbia at the ATP Cup as the No. 1 player after the withdrawal of Novak Djokovic. Serbia was in Group A alongside Norway, Chile, and Spain. He ended up losing to Casper Ruud, Cristian Garín via retirement, and Roberto Bautista Agut. Serbia ended up third in Group A. Seeded sixth at the Sydney Classic, he was defeated in the second round by American Maxime Cressy. At the Australian Open, he was eliminated in the second round by world No. 31 Carlos Alcaraz.
Seeded fifth at the Argentina Open, Lajovi? was beaten in the second round by Argentinian Federico Coria. In Rio, he lost in the first round to Fernando Verdasco. At the Mexican Open, he was defeated in the second round by Tommy Paul. Playing at the Indian Wells Masters, he lost in the first round to Filip Krajinovi?. In Miami, he lost in the first round to Juan Manuel Cerúndolo.
Lajovi? kicked off his clay-court season at the Monte-Carlo Masters. He lost his second-round match to Grigor Dimitrov. Competing at the Serbia Open in his country, he was defeated in the first round by qualifier Taro Daniel. At the Estoril Open, he lost in the first round to fifth seed and eventual finalist, Frances Tiafoe. The week of May 1st saw Lajovi? playing at the Madrid Open. He stunned World No. 7 and fifth seed, Casper Ruud, in the second round. He fell in the third round to World No. 14 and 12th seed, Hubert Hurkacz. Getting past qualifying at the Italian Open, he lost in the first round to Alex de Minaur. Ranked No. 64 at the French Open, he was defeated in the first round by Sebastián Báez.
Lajovi? played only one tournament to prepare for Wimbledon. At the Mallorca Championships, he was ousted from the tournament in the first round by Daniel Altmaier. Ranked 64 at Wimbledon, he lost in the second round to Alexander Bublik.
He finished the year ranked outside of the top 100 at No. 102 on 21 November 2022, his lowest year-end ranking in 10 years.
In January, he lost in three tight sets in the qualifying of ASB Classic to Christopher Eubanks. At the Australian Open, he lost in the first round in four sets against the 20th seed, Denis Shapovalov.
Lajovi? was born 30 June 1990 in Belgrade, Serbia to parents Marina and Dragi?a Lajovi?. He started playing tennis when he was seven years old in T.K. Stara Pazova and later continued in T.K. Partizan Belgrade. He is in longtime relationship with Serbian medical doctor Lidija Mikic.  He lives in Stara Pazova, Serbia where he owns a coffee shop.
Current through the 2023 Australian Open.
|Australian Open||A||1R||1R||2R||1R||A||1R||1R||1R||1R||0 / 8||1-8||11%|
|French Open||A||2R||1R||A||1R||QF||1R||1R||1R||0 / 7||4-7||36%|
|Wimbledon||A||1R||2R||A||2R||1R||NH||1R||1R||0 / 6||2-6||25%|
|US Open||2R||1R||2R||1R||2R||A||A||1R||A||0 / 6||3-6||33%|
|Win-Loss||1-1||1-4||2-4||1-2||2-4||3-2||0-2||0-4||0-3||0-1||0 / 27||10-27||27%|
|Loss||2019||Monte-Carlo Masters||Clay||Fabio Fognini||3-6, 4-6|
|Loss||0-1||Apr 2019||Monte-Carlo Masters, Monaco||Masters 1000||Clay||Fabio Fognini||3-6, 4-6|
|Win||1-1||Jul 2019||Croatia Open Umag, Croatia||250 Series||Clay||Attila Balázs||7-5, 7-5|
|Loss||0-1||Jul 2014||Croatia Open Umag, Croatia||250 Series||Clay||Franko ?kugor|| Franti?ek ?ermák
|Win||1-1||May 2015||Istanbul Open, Turkey||250 Series||Clay||Radu Albot|| Robert Lindstedt
|Win||2-1||Sep 2019||Chengdu Open, China||250 Series||Hard||Nikola ?a?i?|| Jonathan Erlich
|7-6(11-9), 3-6, [10-3]|
|Loss||0-1||Nov 2013||Davis Cup, Belgrade, Serbia||Hard (i)|| Novak Djokovic
| Tomá? Berdych
|Win||1-1||Jan 2020||ATP Cup, Sydney, Australia||Hard|| Novak Djokovic
| Rafael Nadal
Roberto Bautista Agut
Pablo Carreño Busta
Albert Ramos Viñolas
|ATP Challenger (7-2)|
|ITF Futures (5-3)|
|Win||1-0||Aug 2009||Serbia F5, Sombor||Futures||Clay||Aleksandar Slovi?||6-3, 6-4|
|Loss||1-1||Jun 2010||Serbia F1, Belgrade||Futures||Clay||Oleksandr Nedovyesov||4-6, 2-6|
|Win||2-1||Aug 2010||Serbia F4, Novi Sad||Futures||Clay||Aldin ?etki?||6-0, 4-6, 6-3|
|Loss||2-2||Aug 2010||Italy F22, Este||Futures||Clay||Matteo Viola||5-7, 1-6|
|Loss||2-3||Oct 2010||Egypt F5, Cairo||Futures||Clay||Miljan Zeki?||1-6, 6-3, 4-6|
|Win||3-3||Mar 2011||Italy F2, Cividino||Futures||Hard||Andrea Stoppini||3-6, 6-4, 6-3|
|Win||4-3||Mar 2011||Italy F3, Foggia||Futures||Clay||Walter Trusendi||6-2, 6-7(7-9), 6-2|
|Win||5-3||Oct 2011||Croatia F10, Umag||Futures||Clay||Andrey Kuznetsov||6-4, 0-6, 7-5|
|Loss||5-4||Jul 2012||Orbetello, Italy||Challenger||Clay||Roberto Bautista Agut||3-6, 1-6|
|Win||6-4||Aug 2012||Samarkand, Uzbekistan||Challenger||Clay||Farrukh Dustov||6-3, 6-2|
|Win||7-4||Jun 2013||Caltanissetta, Italy||Challenger||Clay||Robin Haase||7-6(7-4), 6-3|
|Loss||7-5||Jun 2013||Blois, France||Challenger||Clay||Julian Reister||1-6, 7-6(7-3), 6-7(2-7)|
|Win||8-5||Nov 2013||Seoul, South Korea||Challenger||Hard||Julian Reister||w/o|
|Win||9-5||Sep 2015||Banja Luka, BiH||Challenger||Hard||Victor H?nescu||7-6(7-5), 7-6(7-5)|
|Win||10-5||Jul 2017||Båstad, Sweden||Challenger||Clay||Leonardo Mayer||6-2, 7-6(7-4)|
|Win||11-5||Apr 2018||Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe||Challenger||Hard||Denis Kudla||6-4, 6-0|
|Win||12-5||Dec 2022||Maspalomas, Spain||Challenger||Clay||Steven Diez||6-1, 6-4|
|ATP Challenger (0-1)|
|ITF Futures (4-1)|
|Win||1-0||Jun 2008||ITF Belgrade, Serbia||Futures||Clay||Nikola ?a?i?|| David Savi?
|7-6(8-6), 3-6, [10-8]|
|Loss||1-1||Oct 2009||ITF Cairo, Egypt||Futures||Clay||Nikola ?iri?|| Oscar Burrieza-Lopez
|4-6, 6-1, [9-11]|
|Win||2-1||May 2010||ITF Sarajevo, BiH||Futures||Clay||Miljan Zeki?|| Mirza Ba?i?
|Win||3-1||Aug 2010||ITF Novi Sad, Serbia||Futures||Clay||Ilija Vu?i?|| Javier Herrera-Eguiluz
|7-5, 5-7, [10-8]|
|Win||4-1||Oct 2010||ITF Cairo, Egypt||Futures||Clay||Miljan Zeki?|| Alexander Lobkov
|Loss||4-2||Sep 2015||Sibiu, Romania||Challenger||Clay||Ilija Bozoljac|| Victor Crivoi
|1.||Juan Martín del Potro||6||Madrid Open, Spain||Clay||3R||3-6, 6-4, 7-6(8-6)||95|
|2.||Grigor Dimitrov||8||China Open, China||Hard||2R||6-4, 2-6, 6-4||55|
|3.||Kei Nishikori||6||Miami Open, United States||Hard||2R||2-6, 6-2, 6-3||44|
|4.||Dominic Thiem||5||Monte-Carlo Masters, Monaco||Clay||3R||6-3, 6-3||48|
|5.||Daniil Medvedev||3||Rotterdam Open, Netherlands||Hard||1R||7-6(7-4), 6-4||27|
|6.||Casper Ruud||7||Madrid Open, Spain||Clay||2R||7-6(9-7), 2-6, 6-4||77|