Date of Birth: 23/02/1990
WTA Tour Singles Ranking: No.526
ITF Junior Ranking: No.126
Australian Junior Ranking: No.1
Victorian Junior Ranking: No.1
Marija Mirkovic is a 17 year-old Victorian schoolgirl. Born in Serbia, Marija has travelled extensively over the past 15 months, achieving a number of impressive results. She reached the final of the G4 Adelaide ITF Junior Tournament in March, 2006 before going on to win the prestigious Biesterbos Open in the Netherlands in July. From there, Mirkovic went on to accumulate her first WTA Ranking Points with some impressive performances in the Netherlands and Serbia. Marija returned to Australia later in the year - reaching the semi finals of both the 18&Under Nationals and the Wildcard Playoff.
This year, Mirkovic snatched the No.1 Aussie Junior Ranking from Alison Bai, thanks mainly to a fantastic win in the 1st Round of Qualifying for the Australian Open. Marija beat the top 200 ranked South African, Natalie Grandin, 6-1, 7-5 (hitting over 30 winnrs in the process!). Marija Mirkovic now embarks on a new tour of Europe and is scheduled to meet the No.1 seed, Gaelle Widmer, in the first round of qualifying for a 25k in Italy.
GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR CAREER, MARIJA