Janko Tipsarevic Bio

  • Began playing at age six and at age eight in April 1993, began playing at “AS” New Belgrade Tennis Club with Russian coach Roman Savochkin
  • Father, Pavel, is a professor; mother, Vesna, is a housewife
  • His grandmother keeps a journal on her grandson
  • Has one younger brother (by two years), Veljko, who is a college student
  • Speaks Serbian, English and Russian
  • Finished high school and in 2006 completed university work in Belgrade, studying Sports Management
  • Enjoys snowboarding, house music and reading
  • Has a tattoo on his left arm with enscription “Beauty will save the world” from Dostojevski
  • Idols growing up were Agassi and Kafelnikov
  • Prefers playing on slow hard courts and clay
  • Compiled an outstanding junior career by finishing No. 2 in world junior rankings in 2001
  • Captured Australian Open juniors (d. Wang) and reached QF at Roland Garros juniors
  • Compiled an 8-3 career mark in ITF junior finals between 1999-2001
  • On 9 July 2012, "DJ Tipsy" entertained gets at the Stuttgart Players' Party at the Stuttgarter Schankstelle for more than one hour on the mixing console
  • Married TV host Biljana Sesevic on 4 July 2010 in Belgrade
  • Guests included Novak Djokovic, Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki
  • Physiotherapist is Stefan Duell and fitness trainer is Bernardo Carberol
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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