About Marijana Veljovic
Marijana Veljovic is a Serbian gold-badge female tennis chair umpire. She works for the ITF Grand Slam team. The first Grand Slam event she umpired was Wimbledon.
She has worked with the ITF Grand Slam team since January 2016.
- Age - not known
- Born - not known
- Education - Went to school at II Kragujevacka gimnazija, Serbia. (University of Economics - Bachelor's Degree, Accounting and auditing).
- Height - not known
- Languages spoken - Serbian, English Full professional proficiency, Italian Elementary proficiency, Spanish Limited working proficiency.
- Nationality - Serbian.
On January 27th 2018, she umpired the women’s singles final at the Australian Open, between Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep. (This was Marijana Veljovic’s first women’s singles final that she had umpired in).
Chair umpire Marijana Veljovic asks for medical assistance for Simona Halep .
The Serbian officiated the 2017 Wimbledon mixed doubles final.
What Marijana Veljovic said in the DVD - Wimbledon The Official Film 2017
"The best thing about being umpire when I look at it overall. I do something I really love and it’s my passion.
Before I go on court, I do sometimes get nervous, but it’s that kind of positive feeling to be more focused more concentrated and it’s good to be present in that level I think.
For me personally was the first Grand Slam I have ever been selected too. When I was young my dream was to come to Wimbledon at least as a spectator one day so coming here through the gates for the first time was like a dream come true.
Being able again to do what I do and being part of the history of the game and being able to meet some of the legends of the game is just amazing".
Wimbledon DVD (Recommended watch).