I've noticed recently that a lot of the players representing Australia have Balkan surnames(Dokic, Tomic to name a few), in both men's and women's... even in the qualifying matches which really surprised me.
Is there a correlation between Yugoslavian ancestry and tennis culture in Australia? :confused:
Jan 18th, 2011, 07:49 AM
Not really a noticeable correlation besides at the pinnacle of Australian tennis, we just have a lot of European ancestry here I guess.
Jan 18th, 2011, 07:50 AM
Rogowska, Stosur and Wejnert have polish ancestors.
Jan 18th, 2011, 07:57 AM
Australia is a migrant country so there are people of all sorts of background here.
Here is the list of all players at AO representing Australia