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Janko Tipsarevi?
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Country (sports) FR Yugoslavia (2001-2003)
 Serbia and Montenegro (2003-2006)
 Serbia (2006-2019)
ResidenceBelgrade, Serbia
Born (1984-06-22) 22 June 1984 (age 38)[1]
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired18 October 2019
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachDirk Hordorff (2009-2019)
Rainer Schüttler (2009-2019)
Prize money$8,616,024 [2]
Career record288-257 (52.8% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 8 (2 April 2012)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open4R (2013)
French Open4R (2012)
Wimbledon4R (2007, 2008)
US OpenQF (2011, 2012)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsRR (2011, 2012)
Olympic Games3R (2012)
Career record79-103 (43.4% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 46 (25 April 2011)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2011)
French OpenQF (2008, 2019)
Wimbledon3R (2010)
US Open3R (2009)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (2010)

Janko Tipsarevi? (Serbian Cyrillic: ?, pronounced [jâ:?ko tips?:re?it?]; born 22 June 1984) is a Serbian former tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 8, achieved on 2 April 2012. In his career, he won 4 ATP World Tour titles, one ATP doubles title, three Futures, and 15 Challenger titles. Tipsarevi? also won the 2001 Australian Open junior title. He holds notable victories over former world No. 1 players Carlos Moyá, Marat Safin, Lleyton Hewitt, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Andy Roddick, his compatriot Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray. His best results at a Grand Slam tournament have been reaching the quarterfinals at the US Open in 2011 and 2012.

Tennis career

Tipsarevi? began playing tennis at age six, and at the age of nine started playing at the New Belgrade Tennis Club with Russian coach Roman Savochkin.


As a junior, he won the 2001 Australian Open boys' singles title, achieving the No. 1 ranking the same year (and No. 4 in doubles).


Tipsarevi? at the 2004 US Open

In 2001, as a member of the Yugoslav Davis Cup team he won all three matches against Poland in the Group II quarterfinal, helping the team to a 3-2 win. The following week, he won his first career Futures title in Belgrade. In 2002, he won his second Futures title in Mexico.

After winning his first ATP Challenger tournament in Germany, he made his ATP Tour debut in Indianapolis in 2003. After beating fellow Serb Nenad Zimonji? in the first round, he lost in the second round to Yevgeny Kafelnikov in straight sets. He also made his Grand Slam debut in the US Open as a qualifier. He lost to 20th seed, Mark Philippoussis in the first round. In 2004, as a qualifier, he made his first appearances at the French Open and Wimbledon, losing in the first round of each. Later that year, he won two Challenger titles in singles and one in doubles.

2005-2006: Breaking top 100

Tipsarevi? played in 15 ATP tournaments in 2005 and broke into the top 100 for the first time. He also reached the second rounds of the Australian Open and French Open. He lost to Dominik Hrbatý in the Australian Open, but was able to beat him at Roland Garros. He also reached the third round of Wimbledon, beating Tommy Haas and Lu Yen-hsun, but then lost to Thomas Johansson. In doubles, he partnered with Ji?í Van?k to win the Napoli Challenger title. He also reached the quarterfinals with fellow Serb Novak Djokovic in the Croatia Open Umag and the Vietnam Open with Marcos Baghdatis.

He finished 2006 as the No. 2 Serbian tennis player after Djokovic, and he was ranked in the top 100 for the first time at No. 65. He won four Challenger titles, compiling a 31-8 record at that level. On the ATP Tour, he reached the quarterfinals of the Nottingham Open, losing to Robin Söderling from Sweden.

2007-2008: Breaking top 50

After he won the Zagreb Challenger title in May 2007, Tipsarevi? played full-time on the ATP Tour. He reached the third round of the French Open and the quarterfinals of the Ordina Open. He has also achieved his best Grand Slam performance so far by reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon. He won all of his first three matches in five sets, and this marked the first time since 1974 that someone had won three straight five-set matches at Wimbledon. He also saved a match point in his third round victory over Australian Open runner-up Fernando González. He was eventually defeated by former French Open champion Juan Carlos Ferrero in straight sets.[3] The win saw him rise to world No. 48, his first time inside the top 50.

Tipsarevi? pushed Roger Federer to five sets in the third round of the 2008 Australian Open, losing 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 1-6, 8-10. At that time, Federer had never played a fifth set with 18 games. The match took four and a half hours to complete. His effort in making the third round of the Australian Open made Tipsarevi?'s ranking rise from No. 49 to No. 42.

At the Wimbledon Championships, Tipsarevi? pulled off a second-round upset of sixth-seeded Andy Roddick in four sets, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, 7-6. It was his fourth top-ten win. He followed that up with a win over 25th seed Dmitry Tursunov to make his second straight round-of-16 appearance at Wimbledon. He then lost his fourth-round match to Rainer Schüttler because of a leg injury.

Janko Tipsarevi? warming up at the 2008 Western & Southern Open

2009: First ATP final

In October 2009, at the Kremlin Cup tournament in Moscow, he advanced to his first-ever ATP final, beating Daniel Köllerer, Christophe Rochus, Robby Ginepri (beating him for the first time in three meetings), and qualifier Illya Marchenko en route. He lost to Mikhail Youzhny in the final in three sets. Despite his disappointing loss in his first final, he came out firing in the very next week, as he reached his second consecutive semifinal (for the first time) at the Bank Austria-TennisTrophy, beating eighth seed John Isner, Michael Berrer and third seed Gaël Monfils, en route. He lost to Jürgen Melzer in the semifinal in three sets, after being a set up and two points away from victory.

2010 Davis Cup: Tipsarevi? during his match against the Czech Republic

2010: Davis Cup title

In 2010, he started off the season well by reaching the semifinals at the Chennai Open, but lost to eventual champion Marin ?ili?. He reached the second round of the Australian Open, losing to Tommy Haas in five sets. He lost in the opening rounds at the Zagreb Indoors and the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. At the Dubai Tennis Championships, he beat Andreas Seppi in the opening round, and then stunned third seed Andy Murray in three sets, for the best win of his career to that point. He has since beaten Murray three times (now tied 3-3 in head-to-head meetings). Having little time to rest following the big win, he lost to seventh seed Mikhail Youzhny in the quarterfinals.

In June, he reached his second ATP Tour-level final in Rosmalen. He beat Jérémy Chardy, Arnaud Clément, Peter Luczak, and defending champion Benjamin Becker en route, only to lose to in-form Sergiy Stakhovsky in two sets. At the US Open, Tipsarevi? defeated Olivier Rochus in the first round, and then scored a big upset by beating former champion and ninth seed Andy Roddick in the second round in four sets. Advancing to the third round of the US Open for the first time, he was defeated by Gaël Monfils in a three-hour four-setter. After the US Open, Tipsarevi? scored key wins over Tomá? Berdych and Radek ?t?pánek in the Davis Cup for Serbia, filling in for an ill Novak Djokovic. In Basel, Tipsarevi? lost to then world No. 2. Roger Federer in two sets.

2011: Becoming a top-10 player and first ATP titles

Tipsarevi? again started the season well in Chennai, reaching the semifinals but losing to Xavier Malisse in three sets. At the Australian Open, Tipsarevi? reached the second round and lost in five sets to Fernando Verdasco, despite twice serving for the match and holding match points in the fourth set, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-7, 0-6. Tipsarevi? played in Memphis where he lost to eventual champion Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals.

His next tournament was in Delray Beach, where he reached the final. This was his third ATP final appearance overall, but he lost to Juan Martín del Potro in straight sets, despite holding a 4-1 lead in the first set. He then reached the second round of the Indian Wells Masters, defeating Tobias Kamke in straight sets but losing to Sam Querrey in the second round. Tipsarevi? then played the Miami Masters, reaching the fourth round on a run where he defeated Robin Haase, Marin ?ili?, and Philipp Petzschner, before losing to Gilles Simon.

At the Monte-Carlo Masters, Tipsaerevi? was defeated in the first round by Feliciano López. He bounced back at his home event, the Serbia Open, reaching the semifinals. He defeated Kei Nishikori, Mischa Zverev, and Somdev Devvarman, before he withdrew in his match with countryman Novak Djokovic. At Roland Garros, he reached the third round, defeating Brian Dabul and Pere Riba in straight sets before losing to Roger Federer. His next event was the Queen's Club Championships where he reached the round of 16, defeating Bla? Kav?i? and Michael Russell before losing to Andy Murray in two sets. At the Eastbourne International, Tipsarevi? reached the final. He defeated James Ward, Mikhail Kukushkin, Grigor Dimitrov, and Kei Nishikori, before losing to Andreas Seppi, retiring hurt at 3-5 in the third set. At Wimbledon, still troubled by injury, Tipsarevi? retired against Ivo Karlovi? in the first round at 1-3 in the second set.

At the German Open, after receiving a bye in the first round, he was defeated by Juan Mónaco. His form improved at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, where he reached the quarterfinals, defeating Michael Berrer and Grigor Dimitrov, but lost to eventual finalist Gaël Monfils in straight sets. At the Rogers Cup, Tipsarevi? had an impressive run, defeating Alejandro Falla, Fernando Verdasco, Ivan Dodig, and Tomá? Berdych to reach his first Masters series semifinal, where he lost to Mardy Fish. Subsequently, Tipsarevi? entered the top 20 for the first time.

At the US Open, Tipsarevi? reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal, after defeating Augustin Gensse, Philipp Petzschner, Tomá? Berdych, and Juan Carlos Ferrero, but lost to Djokovic in the quarterfinals, retiring in the fourth set due to a thigh injury. His ranking subsequently rose to No. 13. In the Davis Cup semifinal showdown between Serbia and Argentina, Tipsarevi? was defeated in three straight sets by Juan Martín del Potro during the second singles rubber of the tie. The defending champions, Serbia, eventually lost the tie 2-3 against Argentina. At the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, he was third seed. He defeated Flavio Cipolla, in the opening round. In the quarterfinals, he played just four games as Nikolay Davydenko retired as Tipsarevi? led 3-1. In the semifinals, he improved his unbeaten head-to-head record to 5-0 against Kei Nishikori as he dispatched him in straight sets. In the final, he won his first ATP title in five attempts, defeating Marcos Baghdatis. Tipsarevi? suffered first-round exits at the Japan Open to Dmitry Tursunov, and at the Shanghai Masters to Feliciano López.

He rebounded at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, winning the title as the top seed. He defeated Igor Kunitsyn, avenged his loss against Dmitry Tursunov, and downed home favourite Nikolay Davydenko, saving three consecutive set points on his serve at *0-40 during *4-5 in the second set, to reach the sixth final of his career. In the first all-Serbian final in tennis history, Tipsarevi? defeated his good friend, compatriot, and defending champion Viktor Troicki in two sets, to win his second career title. The following week, he reached the St. Petersburg Open final, losing to Croatian Marin ?ili? in three sets. Thanks to his regularity and despite the loss, he became the first player in the world to reach both Kremlin Cup and St. Petersburg finals consecutively in the same year. At the Swiss Indoors in Basel, he retired in his opening round match against Florian Mayer to a hamstring injury. At the BNP Paribas Masters, he defeated Alex Bogomolov, Jr., losing just a one-game, in his opening second-round match. In the third round, he wasted a 5-1 lead in the first set and a 4-2 lead in the second to lose against Tomá? Berdych for the first time in five meetings.

On 22 November, Andy Murray announced his withdrawal from the ATP World Tour Finals. Because Tipsarevi? was first alternate, made his debut at the year-end championships. Placed in Group A in the round-robin stage, Tipsarevi? was drawn against Berdych and had a chance to avenge his recent loss in Paris against him. Janko almost defeated him by reaching match point. Undeterred by the painful loss, he capped off his career-best season in style as he notched arguably the best win of his career in his next match by defeating his good friend Djokovic, for his first win over a world No. 1 player, as well as his first win in the year-end championships. Tipsarevi? ended the season at a career-high ranking of world No. 9.

2012: Maintaining in the top 10

Tipsarevi? began 2012 at the ATP Aircel Chennai Open, making the final but losing to Milos Raonic. At the Australian Open, Tipsarevi? was seeded ninth. He defeated Dmitry Tursunov in the first round, continuing in the same fashion against James Duckworth in the second round. He eventually lost to 17th seed Richard Gasquet in the third round in straight sets. Tipsarevi? reached the quarterfinals of the Miami Masters, losing to runner-up Andy Murray and moved up to world No. 8, surpassing Mardy Fish.

Tipsarevi? represented Serbia in the Davis Cup quarterfinal clash with the Czech Republic, which was played on clay in Prague. Tipsarevi? beat Radek ?t?pánek in his opening singles rubber in five sets, saving three match points, but fell in the fourth rubber to Tomá? Berdych, after squandering set points in all three sets, to lose the overall tie 1-3. At the first ATP Master Series 1000 clay event of 2012 in Monte Carlo, he defeated Albert Montañés, before losing to Gilles Simon in three sets in the third round. At the Madrid Open, he defeated Federico Delbonis in the first round, before avenging his loss to Gilles Simon by beating him for the first time in five meetings. In the quarterfinals, he upset world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets to reach his second semifinal in a masters event, and his first on clay. In the semifinals, however, he lost to then world No. 3, Roger Federer, in two sets. At Rome, he lost in the opening round to Stan Wawrinka in straight sets. Tipsarevi? reached the fourth round of the French Open, where he lost to Nicolás Almagro.[4]

At Wimbledon, Janko reached the third round, where he lost to Mikhail Youzhny in four sets. Tipsarevi? made it to the quarterfinals of the MercedesCup by defeating Steve Darcis of Belgium.[5] In the quarterfinals, he saved four match points in the second set to beat Björn Phau. In the semifinals, he defeated Thomaz Bellucci in another hard-fought three-set victory, to reach his first clay-court final. In the final, he defeated Juan Mónaco in three sets for his first title of 2012 (third in his career).[6]

Tipsarevi? continued his run of play in Gstaad, where he reached the final. However, he lost to Thomaz Bellucci in three sets.[7] At the Rogers Cup, he got past Mikhail Youzhny, Marin ?ili?, and Marcel Granollers to reach his third Masters semifinal, but fell to Djokovic in two sets.[8]

At the US Open, Tipsarevi? successfully defended his points from the year before, reaching the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam for the second time in his career where he lost to David Ferrer in five sets after being up 4-1 and 0-30 on Ferrer's serve in the final set.[9] At the BNP Paribas Masters he defeated Juan Mónaco in the third round to book the final spot for the 2012 ATP World Tour Finals.[10] He won Clash of Continents Exhibition as representative of Europe. For the whole of the 2012 season he stayed in the top 10.

2013-2014: Fourth ATP title and string of injuries

Tipsarevi? began his season by going one step better than the previous year to lift the 2013 Aircel Chennai Open title, defeating surprise finalist Roberto Bautista-Agut in the final.[11]

At the Australian Open, he defeated Lleyton Hewitt, Luká? Lacko and Julien Benneteau to reach a career-best fourth round of that tournament. He lost to Nicolás Almagro after retiring due to a foot injury late in the second set. In the French Open, he lost in the third round to Mikhail Youzhny in a match that was marred by an altercation with a screaming fan.[12] At Wimbledon he lost to countryman Viktor Troicki in the first round. He made the fourth round of the US Open.

In 2014, Tipsarevi? underwent foot surgery in Frankfurt for the injury suffered in Valencia. The operation was successful, and he hoped to resume his career soon.[13]

2015: Return from injury and time off

Following 17 months of inactivity, Tipsarevi? made a return to the ATP World Tour, stating: "My goal and dream would be to come back to the top 10, and I don't have many weeks to waste."[14] He began his season in March, partnering Djokovic in doubles at the Miami Masters, which Tipsarevi? had entered using a protected ranking (PR). The pair lost a close first-round match to Robert Lindstedt and Jürgen Melzer. In April, Tipsarevi? received a wild card for the U.S. Clay Court Championships in Houston, where he saved two match points to defeat qualifier Guilherme Clezar in the opening round. He followed this up with a competitive loss to fifth seed Santiago Giraldo. In doubles, Tipsarevi? and Philipp Petzschner lost to top seeds, the Bryan brothers. Later in the month, Tipsarevi? participated in the Romanian Open, defeating qualifier Thomas Fabbiano. In the second round, he was defeated by top seed Gilles Simon. At the BMW Open he defeated Bernard Tomic (world 27), before being halted by Victor Estrella Burgos Next, in May, he was given a wildcard for the Masters Madrid event qualifying draw. In the first qualifying round, Tipsarevi? beat third seed and No. 61 Vasek Pospisil in straight sets, but lost the next qualifying round 2-1 sets to youngster No. 103 Thanasi Kokkinakis. Next, he took part in the clay court Geneva Open event, where he was again given a wildcard into the main draw. However, he lost in straight sets to No. 66 Denis Istomin in the first round. In June, Tipsarevi? played at Wimbledon. He lost in straight sets to Marcel Granollers in the first round. He had better luck at the US Open, taking Guillermo Garcia-Lopez to five sets in defeat. He and Radu Albot lost in three sets to Aliaksandr Bury and Denis Istomin in the first round of doubles. He did not play on tour for the rest of the year.

2016: Late return to form

With a continuing foot injury, he withdrew from the Australian Open. He suffered first round exits at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, however in August his season built serious momentum when he won the China International Challenger. As a result, he moved up 160 spots in the world rankings. He followed up his newfound form at the US Open with a four-set victory over 29th seed Sam Querrey, his first grand slam match victory in three years. A semifinal appearance at the Shenzhen Open saw him jump a further 51 spots to become ranked 173. Five more match victories across five ATP tournaments led him to finish the year ranked 144.

2017: Return to top 60

With no points to defend until April, Janko capitalized on this by playing the Bangkok Challenger I and II, which he went on to win both. These two titles have led him to rise to No. 104 in the ATP world rankings. Janko played his first tournament on the ATP World Tour, when he was given a wild card into the draw in Quito. He won his first round match after Daniel Gimeno-Traver retired when 4-1 down. However, in the second round, Janko lost in two tiebreak sets to Thomaz Bellucci. Despite early exits at the Argentina and Rio Open, to his credit he lost to the eventual champions of those tournaments. Tipsarevi? partnered with Troicki at the 2017 US Open but lost first round. In singles, he beat Kokkinakis in the first round, but lost to Schwartzman in the second round.

2018-19: Absence from tour and comeback

Tipsarevi? had been absent from tour since the 2017 US Open. He was unranked in singles at the conclusion of the 2018 US Open. Aside from a three-week period during May 2015, this was the first time he had been unranked in singles since September 2000. At the close of 2018 he had been inactive due to injury for the entire year, therefore had zero ranking points. However, he qualified for a protected ranking of 88 which automatically qualified him for Grand Slam events for one year. He would need attain approximately 500 ranking points over the next year in order to maintain a spot in the top 100 rankings in order to gain direct entry into grand slam events. As such he announced that he would participate in the main draw of the 2019 Australian Open.[15]

Davis Cup

Tipsarevi? has played for the Serbian Davis Cup team every year from 2000 to 2013 and has last played in 2016. During his playing time the country was known as FR Yugoslavia until 2003, Serbia and Montenegro between 2003 and 2006 and Serbia since 2006. In 2010, he was the hero in steering the Serbian team into their first historic Davis Cup final after prevailing over Radek ?t?pánek to complete the 1-2 come-from-behind victory to help clinch the tie 3-2 over the Czech Republic. His record is 34-15 in singles and 7-3 in doubles. Once again, in 2013 he was the hero. His victory over Vasek Pospisil of Canada in the last tie completed the 1-2 come-from-behind victory against Canada to reach the second final for Serbia. Before the match against Canada, Tipsarevi? together with Novak Djokovic, Nenad Zimonji?, and Slobodan ?ivojinovi? received their Davis Cup Commitment Award, which is granted to players who have shown long-standing dedication to representing their country in the competition.[16]

Personal life

Tipsarevi? was born in Belgrade, Serbia (then SFR Yugoslavia). His father, Pavle, is a professor, and his mother, Vesna, is a housewife. He also has a younger brother, Veljko (). He finished high school and in 2006 completed his degree in Sports Management at the University of Belgrade.

Commentators and the press often mention his love of classic literature as something unusual for a high-level athlete. He has a quotation, tattooed in Japanese, from Dostoyevsky ("Beauty will save the world", from The Idiot) on his left arm. He also has a Japanese tattoo on his right arm, which represents the first two letters of the names of his father, his mother, his brother, and himself in katakana. According to US Open announcers Ted Robinson and John McEnroe, he also has a tattoo of a quote from Arthur Schopenhauer on his back.

He has been in a relationship with Biljana ?e?evi? ( ?) since 2007, and they married on 4 July 2010. Their first child, a girl Emili, was born on 17 January 2014. They also have a son, Noa, born on 23 May 2020. His wife's sister Jovana is married to another former top 10 player Rainer Schüttler. [17]

Tipsarevic enjoys DJing and is also a fan of the football club FC Barcelona. In March 2011, Tipsarevi? mentioned that he reads the Bible and takes an interest in religion, although he is an atheist.


Janko is or was sponsored in the past by Tecnifibre, Fila, Oakley, Tennis Flex, Extreme Intimo,[18] Trion:Z/Colantotte, Instaforex, Telekom Srbija.[19]

Significant finals

Masters 1000 finals

Doubles: 1 (0-1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Rome Masters Clay Poland ?ukasz Kubot Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
3-6, 2-6

ATP career finals

Singles: 11 (4 titles, 7 runner-ups)

Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-4)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-2)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome W-L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 0-1 Oct 2009 Kremlin Cup, Russia Hard (i) Russia Mikhail Youzhny 7-6(7-5), 0-6, 4-6
Runner-up 0-2 Jun 2010 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands Grass Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky 3-6, 0-6
Runner-up 0-3 Feb 2011 Delray Beach Open, United States Hard Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 0-4 Jun 2011 Aegon International, United Kingdom Grass Italy Andreas Seppi 6-7(5-7), 6-3, 3-5 ret.
Winner 1-4 Oct 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 7-5
Winner 2-4 Oct 2011 Kremlin Cup, Russia Hard (i) Serbia Viktor Troicki 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 2-5 Oct 2011 St. Petersburg Open, Russia Hard (i) Croatia Marin ?ili? 3-6, 6-3, 2-6
Runner-up 2-6 Jan 2012 Chennai Open, India Hard Canada Milos Raonic 7-6(7-4), 6-7(4-7), 6-7(4-7)
Winner 3-6 Jul 2012 Stuttgart Open, Germany Clay Argentina Juan Mónaco 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Runner-up 3-7 Jul 2012 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 7-6(8-6), 4-6, 2-6
Winner 4-7 Jan 2013 Chennai Open, India Hard Spain Roberto Bautista-Agut 3-6, 6-1, 6-3

Doubles: 4 (1-3)

Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-2)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 0-1 Jan 2010 Chennai Open, India Hard Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Santiago Ventura
5-7, 2-6
Runner-up 0-2 Oct 2010 Kremlin Cup, Moscow Hard Serbia Viktor Troicki Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6-7(6-8), 3-6
Winner 1-2 Jan 2012 Chennai Open, India Hard India Leander Paes Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 1-3 May 2012 Italian Open, Rome Clay Poland ?ukasz Kubot Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
3-6, 2-6

Team competition finals: 3 (3-0)

Outcome No. Date Team competition Surface Partner/team Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 May 2009 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf Clay Serbia Viktor Troicki
Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Germany Mischa Zverev
Winner 2. 3-5 December 2010 Davis Cup, Belgrade Hard (i) Serbia Novak Djokovic
Serbia Viktor Troicki
Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
France Gaël Monfils
France Michaël Llodra
France Arnaud Clément
France Gilles Simon
Winner 3. 21 May 2012 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf Clay Serbia Viktor Troicki
Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
Serbia Miki Jankovi?
Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych
Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek
Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák

Junior Grand Slam finals

Boys' singles (1 title)

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2001 Australian Open Hard Chinese Taipei Wang Yeu-tzuoo 3-6, 7-5, 6-0

Performance timelines

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (NTI) not a Tier I tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.


Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A Q1 2R 2R 1R 3R 2R 2R 2R 3R 4R A A A A A 1R 12-10 55%
French Open A A A Q3 1R 2R 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R 3R 4R 3R A A 1R 1R A 1R 0 / 13 12-13 48%
Wimbledon A A A Q2 1R 3R 1R 4R 4R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R A 1R 1R 1R A 2R 0 / 14 12-14 46%
US Open A A A 1R 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R 3R QF QF 4R A 1R 2R 2R A 1R 0 / 14 16-14 53%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 4-4 1-3 6-4 5-4 4-4 3-4 7-4 11-4 8-4 0-0 0-2 1-3 1-3 0-0 1-4 0 / 51 52-51 50%
Year-end championships
ATP Finals did not qualify RR RR did not qualify 0 / 2 1-4 20%
National representation
Summer Olympics A not held A not held 2R not held 3R not held A not held 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Davis Cup Z3 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z1 PO PO 1R 1R W SF QF F A A QF A A QF 1 / 8 34-15 69%
World Team Cup A A A A A A A A A W A RR W not held 2 / 3 8-2 80%
Win-loss 1-0 2-1 1-1 4-2 4-0 4-0 2-3 2-1 2-1 4-2 4-2 8-2 5-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 3 / 12 45-19 70%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
A A A A A A 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R A A A A A A 0 / 8 5-8 38%
Miami Open A A A A A A Q1 2R QF 3R 2R 4R QF 4R A A A A A 2R 0 / 8 16-8 67%
A A A A A A A A 3R 2R A 1R 3R 2R A A A A A A 0 / 5 4-5 44%
Madrid Open1 A A A A A A A A 3R 1R A A SF 1R A Q2 A A A A 0 / 4 5-4 56%
Italian Open A A A A A A A Q1 1R 2R 1R A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A 1R A 1R SF SF 1R A 1R A A A A 0 / 6 7-6 54%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A Q1 A A 1R A A 2R 2R 2R A A A 2R A A 0 / 5 2-5 29%
Shanghai Masters2 A A A A A A A A Q1 A 2R 1R 3R 1R A A 2R A A A 0 / 5 3-5 37%
Paris Masters A A A A A A 1R 2R 1R A A 3R QF A A A A A A A 0 / 5 4-5 44%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 4-3 8-8 4-5 1-5 10-7 14-9 3-7 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 0 / 50 47-50 48%
Career statistics
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Tournaments3 0 0 0 2 7 15 17 21 22 23 22 26 26 24 0 7 10 12 0 11 245
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Overall win-loss4 0-0 2-0 1-1 5-4 5-7 11-15 10-20 19-22 26-21 30-25 25-23 54-26 57-28 20-24 0-0 3-7 8-11 5-12 0-0 7-11 288-257
Win % - 100% 50% 56% 42% 42% 33% 46% 55% 55% 52% 68% 67% 45% - 30% 44% 29% - 39% 52.84%
Year-end ranking 1078 636 183 161 117 139 64 52 49 38 49 9 9 36 - 410 144 105 - 219 $8,616,024

1 Held as Hamburg Masters (outdoor clay) until 2008, Madrid Masters (outdoor clay) 2009 - present.
2 Held as Stuttgart Masters (indoor hard) until 2001, Madrid Masters (indoor hard) from 2002-08, and Shanghai Masters (outdoor hard) 2009 - present.
3 Including appearances in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Summer Olympics.
4 Including matches in Grand Slam, in ATP World Tour, in Summer Olympics, in Davis Cup, and in World Team Cup.


Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R A A A A A A A A 0 / 5 2-5
French Open A A A A A A 3R A QF A A 2R A A A A 1R 1R A QF 0 / 6 9-6
Wimbledon A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R A 3R A A A A 1R 1R A A 1R 0 / 7 3-7
US Open A A A A A A A 1R A 3R 1R A A A A 1R 2R 1R A 1R 0 / 7 3-7
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-3 4-3 2-2 2-3 3-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-3 0-2 0-0 3-3 0 / 25 17-25
National representation
Summer Olympics A not held A not held A not held QF not held A not held 0 / 1 2-1
Davis Cup Z3 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z1 PO PO 1R 1R W SF QF F A A QF A A QF 1 / 8 8-4
World Team Cup A A A A A A A A A W A RR W not held 2 / 3 1-2
Win-loss 4-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 0-2 3-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 3 / 12 11-7
ATP Tour Masters 1000
A A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R A QF A A A A A A 0 / 3 3-2
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A SF QF 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 4 6-4
A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 2 0-2
Madrid Open1 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A 2R A F A A A A A A A 0 / 2 5-2
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 1R A SF A A A A 0 / 3 4-3
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R A A A A A 1R 0 / 6 1-4
Shanghai Masters2 A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R A A A A A A A A 0 / 2 2-2
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 5-6 7-2 3-5 0-0 3-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 / 22 21-19
Career statistics
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Tournaments3 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 11 9 7 17 12 11 8 0 6 6 4 0 5 104
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 0 1 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 4
4 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-1 3-7 1-11 5-8 6-7 18-17 11-14 19-9 4-7 0-0 3-6 2-6 0-4 0-0 4-6 79-103
Year-end ranking - - 456 402 242 312 206 470 125 192 70 85 54 236 - 200 418 - - 187 43.41%

Record against top-ten players

Tipsarevi?'s match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who have been No. 1 in boldface

Wins over top 10 players

  • He has a 15-47 (24.2%) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Season 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Wins 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
1. Chile Fernando González 6 Wimbledon, UK Grass 3R 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
2. Russia Mikhail Youzhny 8 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) 1R 7-6(7-3), 6-2
3. United States James Blake 8 Hamburg, Germany Clay 2R 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. United States Andy Roddick 6 Wimbledon, UK Grass 2R 6-7(5-7), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
5. Spain David Ferrer 4 Olympic Games, Beijing Hard 1R 7-6(10-8), 6-2
6. France Gaël Monfils 10 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay 1R 6-3, 6-1
7. United Kingdom Andy Murray 4 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard 1R 7-6(7-3), 4-6, 6-4
8. United States Andy Roddick 9 US Open, New York Hard 2R 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(7-4)
9. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 7 Davis Cup, Belgrade Hard (i) RR 7-5, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(7-5)
10. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 9 Montreal, Canada Hard QF 6-3, 6-1
11. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 9 US Open, New York Hard 3R 6-4, 5-0 ret.
12. Serbia Novak Djokovic 1 ATP World Tour Finals, London Hard (i) RR 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
13. Serbia Novak Djokovic 1 Madrid, Spain Clay QF 7-6(7-2), 6-3
14. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 7 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf Clay F 7-5, 7-6(10-8)
15. Argentina Juan Mónaco 10 Paris, France Hard (i) 3R 6-3, 3-6, 6-3


  • Best Male Tennis Player in FR Yugoslavia

See also


  1. ^ "Janko Tipsarevic". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "ATP Prize Money Leaders" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Bob Larson's Tennis News - Official Tennis Newswire". Bob Larson's Tennis News.
  4. ^ "Janko Tipsarevic". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "Janko Tipsarevic storms into Mercedes Cup quarterfinals". The Times Of India. 12 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Tipsarevic beats Monaco to win Mercedes Cup". The Times Of India. 15 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Unseeded Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci upsets Janko Tipsarevic to win the Swiss Open Title". Retrieved 2012.[dead link]
  8. ^ "Novak Djokovic advances to Rogers Cup final". Retrieved 2012.
  9. ^ "Ferrer beats Tipsarevic in epic to reach US Open semis". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012.
  10. ^ "Tsonga, Tipsarevic Clinch Final Two Berths at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals". Retrieved 2012.
  11. ^ "Savr?en po?etak, titula za Janka" (in Serbian). B92. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  12. ^ "Janko Tipsarevic apologizes for cursing at fans during French Open match". Sports Illustrated. 3 June 2013.
  13. ^ "Janko Tipsarevic: Operation went well - InSerbia Today". inserbia.info.
  14. ^ "Tipsarevic Wasting No Time After Painful Injury Layoff". 6 April 2015. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  15. ^ He lost in the first round to Grigior Dimitrov in both the Australian Open and the French Open. He did win a main draw match at Wimbledon but lost in he first round at the US Open. At the end of the year, he fell well short of attaining sufficient points to remain in the top 100 computer rankings, making it more difficult to qualify for top tier events. He elected to retire and devote more time to his tennis academy. Janko Tipsarevic | Rankings History | ATP Tour | Tennis
  16. ^ "Davis Cup - Djokovic headlines Commitment Award recipients". DavisCup.com. 14 September 2013.
  17. ^ "Janko becomes father to baby girl". jtipsarevic.com. 20 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  18. ^ "Sponsors". jtipsarevic.com. Archived from the original on 3 April 2012.
  19. ^ "Sponsors". jtipsarevic.com. Archived from the original on 26 August 2013.

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