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Donna Vekic is a professional Croatian tennis player who plays right-handed (two-handed backhand). Her favourite surface is the hardcourts. Donna started playing tennis at the young age of 6. Her fathers name is Igor who played football. Her mothers name is Brankica who used to be an Athlete. She also has a brother who is training to be a pilot.

Donna speaks Croatian, English and Italian.

  • Born - 28th of June 1996 (Croatia, Osijek)
  • Height - 5" 10' (1.79m)
  • Nationality - Croatian
  • Plays - Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Turned pro - 2012
  • Coach - Sam Sumyk
  • Clothing sponsor - Nike 
  • Racket sponsor - Yonex

First WTA Title

Donna won her first WTA title in 2014 at the Malaysian Open beating Dominika Cibulkova in a third set tie-breaker.

Ranking

Donna Vekic of Croatia

 

The latest Donna Vekic news

15th of February 2021 - Donna has been knocked out of the Australian Open in the fourth round (last 16) by Jennifer Brady.

6th of January 2021 - Donna has been knocked out of the Abu Dhabi WTA Women's Tennis Open in the UAE in the first round by Bernarda Pera. The result was 7-6 2-6 6-4.

5th of January 2021 - Donna has took to Instagram saying "Aaaand we’re back! Excited to start the new season tomorrow (emoji's) Playing my first match around 5 pm local time"

She will play Bernarda Pera at 12.20pm approx (UK time) in the Abu Dhabi WTA Women's Tennis Open in the UAE. This will be her first match of the new tennis season. To view the images she posted click here.

3rd of January 2021 - Donna has posted a stunning image of herself on the beach in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with the Burj Al Arab building in the background saying "Afternoon off before the bubble life begins again" To see the image click here.

2nd of January 2021 - Donna has posted a stunning picture of herself alongside Belinda Bencic wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Saying "New Year’s Eve vs. New Year’s Day" with @belindabenic. To see the image click here.

14th of December 2020 - Donna has posted a beautiful picture of herself in front of a Christmas tree in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. She posted the picture on Insta saying "It’s the most wonderful time of the year". To see the picture click here.

7th of December 2020 - Donna has been having some great fun fashion modelling for the magazine Gloria Glam. To see one of the classy pictures she posted to her Insta account click here

2nd of December 2020 - Donna posted a message on her Twitter account saying "Welcome to the new era of the @WTA. I play for the game and something much bigger than myself. I play for the style".

22nd of October 2020 - Donna has congratulated Julia Goerges on an amazing career via her Twitter account. This is what Donna had to say "Congrats on an amazing career !! Will miss you on tour!!" There are emojis within the Tweet. To view the pic click here.

3rd of August 2020 - The WTA tour has re-started with Donna Vekic of Croatia winning the first main draw match against her Dutch opponent Arantxa Rus at the Palermo Open on the island of Sicily in Italy. Donna won 6-1 6-2.

There has been no professional tennis since March 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. After the match Donna Tweeted two pictures of herself saying “So good to be back” – To see the images click here

 

Donna's first match back after tennis was stopped for 5 months due to the Coronavirus.

 

Videos 

Donna's story

 

 

 Donna tests her memory

 

 

US Open press conference R4 2019

 

 

Donna practicing with Belinda Bencic

 

 

 

 

A little more about Donna.

Self described as strong-willed.

Current love partner

Not known

Ex Love partner

The mens tennis player Stan Wawrinka (Dated from 2015-2019).

Donna's Team

According to her official website on the 19th of November 2020.

  • Zlatko Novkovic (Physical Coach)
  • Velibor Viboh (Physiotherapist)
  • Lawrence Frankopan (Agent)
  • Carlos Sternecker (Physio-osteopath)
  • Iva Majoli (Fed Cup captain)

Here are Donna's social media accounts -

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Former coaches - Torben Beltz

 

 

 

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