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Kaja Juvan

Kaja Juvan
Juvan WMQ19 (3).jpg
Juvan at the 2019 Wimbledon
Country (sports) Slovenia
Born (2000-11-25) 25 November 2000 (age 20)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachPhilippe Dehaes
Prize moneyUS$ 1,060,355
Singles
Career record146-66 (68.9%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest ranking
Current rankingNo. 103 (13 September 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2021)
French Open2R (2020)
Wimbledon3R (2021)
US Open2R (2020, 2021)
Doubles
Career record12-10 (54.5%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 240 (16 August 2021)
Current rankingNo. 241 (13 September 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2021)
Last updated on: 13 September 2021.

Kaja Juvan (born 25 November 2000) is a Slovenian tennis player. She became professional on 17 October 2016. She has a career-high singles ranking of World No. 91, achieved on 22 February 2021, and peaked at No. 576 in the doubles rankings on 14 December 2020.

She won her maiden WTA Tour doubles title at the 2021 Winners Open in Cluj-Napoca, partnering Natela Dzalamidze.

Junior Career

On the junior tour, she achieved a career-high combined ranking of 5, in January 2017. She reached the semifinals of both the 2016 Wimbledon Championships and the 2016 US Open girls' doubles events. She was also winner of the Orange Bowl in 2016.

Professional career

2019: Breakthrough, Grand Slam debut

She made her Grand Slam debut as a lucky loser at the 2019 French Open where she lost in the first round.

After winning her qualifier bracket, she reached the second round of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships where she lost a three-set match to Serena Williams.[1]

2021: Australian Open and Wimbledon third rounds, top 100 debut

Juvan reached the third round of a Grand Slam at the 2021 Australian Open as a qualifier for the first time in her career defeating thirteenth seed Johanna Konta in the first round, her first top-15 win, and Mayar Sherif in the second round. She lost to eventual Australian Open runner-up and 22nd seed Jennifer Brady. As a result she entered the top 100 at a career-high of World No. 91 on 22 February 2021.

In June she reached also the 2021 Wimbledon Championships third round where she defeated ninth seed Belinda Bencic in the first round, her second top-15 win for 2021, and French qualifier Clara Burel in the second round.

Fed Cup

Juvan has represented Slovenia in Fed Cup competition, where she has a win/loss record of 7-8.

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (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, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current after the 2021 Tennis in the Land.

Singles

Tournament 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 1R 3R 0 / 2 2-2 50%
French Open 1R 2R 1R 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Wimbledon 2R NH 3R 0 / 2 3-2 60%
US Open A 2R 2R 0 / 2 2-2 50%
Win-Loss 1-2 2-3 5-4 0 / 9 8-9 47%
WTA 1000
Madrid Open A NH Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Italian Open A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Career statistics
Tournaments 4 7 10 Career total: 21
Overall W-L 2-4 4-7 9-9 0 / 21 15-20 43%
Win (%) 43% 42% 50% Career total: 46%
Year-end ranking 133 104 $932,510

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA 1000 (0-0)
WTA 500 (0-0)
WTA 250 (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Clay (1-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2021 Cluj-Napoca Open, Romania WTA 250 Clay Russia Natela Dzalamidze Poland Katarzyna Piter
Egypt Mayar Sherif
6-3, 6-4

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (7 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (7-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jun 2016 ITF Velenje, Slovenia 10,000 Clay Czech Republic Gabriela Pantková 6-4, 2-6, 0-6
Win 1-1 Oct 2016 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay Croatia Tena Lukas 6-3, 6-1
Loss 1-2 Mar 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Italy Camilla Scala 6-2, 5-7, 2-6
Win 2-2 Jun 2017 ITF Maribor, Slovenia 15,000 Clay Slovenia Nina Poto?nik 6-4, 6-2
Win 3-2 Apr 2018 ITF Balatonboglár, Hungary 25,000 Clay Romania Raluca ?erban 6-4, 6-1
Loss 3-3 May 2018 ITF Andijan, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard Uzbekistan Sabina Sharipova 4-6, 2-6
Win 4-3 Jun 2018 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Romania Andreea Ro?ca 2-6, 7-5, 6-1
Loss 4-4 Jul 2018 ITF Turin, Italy 25,000 Clay Romania Andreea Ro?ca 1-6, 1-6
Win 5-4 Sep 2018 ITF Bagnatica, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Jasmine Paolini 6-7(8-10), 6-1, 7-5
Win 6-4 Oct 2018 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Russia Polina Leykina 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Loss 6-5 Mar 2019 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Switzerland Jil Teichmann 6-7(3-7), 0-6
Win 7-5 Apr 2019 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Romania Alexandra Cadan?u 6-1, 3-0 ret.

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 2016 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay Croatia Lea Bo?kovi? Croatia Mariana Dra?i?
Croatia Ani Mija?ika
4-6, 7-5, [10-4]
Loss 1-1 Dec 2020 ITF Dubai, U.A.E. 100,000 Hard Spain Aliona Bolsova Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
India Ankita Raina
4-6, 6-3, [6-10]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Girls' doubles: 1 (1 title)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 2017 Wimbledon Grass Serbia Olga Danilovi? United States Caty McNally
United States Whitney Osuigwe
6-4, 6-3

Fed Cup participation

Singles

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2017 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group II
R/R 21 Apr 2017 ?iauliai, Lithuania Norway Norway Hard (i) Astrid Wanja Brune Olsen L 4-6, 7-6(7-5), 3-6
2018 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 7 Feb 2018 Tallinn, Estonia Croatia Croatia Hard (i) Lea Bo?kovi? L 2-6, 6-4, 2-6
9 Feb 2018 Sweden Sweden Jacqueline Cabaj Awad W 6-1, 6-3
2019 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 6 Feb 2019 Bath, Great Britain United Kingdom Great Britain Hard (i) Katie Boulter L 4-6, 2-6
7 Feb 2019 Hungary Hungary Dalma Gálfi L 1-6, 4-6
8 Feb 2019 Greece Greece Valentini Grammatikopoulou L 6-7(2-7), 7-5, 3-6
P/O 9 Feb 2019 Georgia (country) Georgia Mariam Bolkvadze W 6-1, 3-0 ret.
2020 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 5 Feb 2020 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Turkey Turkey Hard (i) Ba?ak Erayd?n W 6-4, 7-5
PO 8 Feb 2020 Serbia Serbia Olga Danilovi? W 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2017 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group II
R/R 20 Apr 2017 ?iauliai, Lithuania Sweden Sweden Hard (i) Andreja Klepa? Jacqueline Cabaj Awad
Kajsa Rinaldo Persson
W 6-3, 7-5
2018 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 8 Feb 2018 Tallinn, Estonia Hungary Hungary Hard (i) Tamara Zidan?ek Dalma Gálfi
Fanny Stollár
L 4-6, 3-6
9 Feb 2018 Sweden Sweden Nika Radi?i? Mirjam Björklund
Jacqueline Cabaj Awad
W 6-3, 6-7(5-7), 6-2
2019 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 6 Feb 2019 Bath, Great Britain United Kingdom Great Britain Hard (i) Dalila Jakupovi? Harriet Dart
Katie Swan
L 2-6, 2-6
2020 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
R/R 6 Feb 2020 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Poland Poland Hard (i) Pia Lovri? Maja Chwali?ska
Alicja Rosolska
W 7-5, 6-0
PO 8 Feb 2020 Serbia Serbia Tamara Zidan?ek Aleksandra Kruni?
Nina Stojanovi?
L 4-6, 4-6

References

  1. ^ Zagoria, Adam (4 July 2019). "Serena Williams Survives 18-Year-Old Qualifier Kaja Juvan, Advances To Third Round At Wimbledon". Forbes. Retrieved 2019.

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Canada Bianca Andreescu
Orange Bowl Girls' Singles Champion
Category: 18 and under

2016
Succeeded by
United States Whitney Osuigwe

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