Jelena Kostanic Tosic Bio

  • Coached by Alan Maric; off-court trainer is Slaven Hrvoj
  • Started playing tennis at age 7, seriously at age 11
  • Married Roko Tosic, Croatian table tennis representative, on July 8, 2006
  • Father, Slobodan, is an external bank auditor; mother, Smiljana, a dental nurse; sister, Marina, is a student of economics; loves her nieces, Mia and Lana
  • Entire family plays recreational tennis on private court
  • Favorite color is blue; favorite flower is rose
  • Enjoys comedies, with Tom Hanks topping her list of favorite actors
  • Likes to read and listen to music (especially Croatian music) to relax
  • Likes to play and watch sports, soccer and basketball the most
  • Lists winning Australian Open juniors as her most memorable experience
  • Admires Michael Jordan as the greatest sportsman of all time and Goran Ivanisevic, who comes from the same tennis club in Split.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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