Ajla Tomljanovic is a Croatian born Australian tennis player that is currently ranked number 46 in the women tennis singles rankings. Let’s take a closer look at Tomljanovic’s tennis career as well as her personal life.
Age, Family and citizenship
Now 26 years old, Tomljanovic was born on 7th May 1993 to her father Ratko and mother Emina in Zagreb, Croatia. She has an elder sister Hana, who introduced her to tennis at age 7. Hana herself played tennis at the University of Virginia. Her father Ratko, was part of the handball teams that won the European cups in 1992 and 1993 for Croatia. When she was 13, Tomljanovic moved to Florida to be able to train better and prepare professionally for the sport.
The 1.80 m tall (5’7) tennis player chose to represent her Australia over her birth country of Croatia because she felt she could get more opportunities to grow and further her career in Australia. She obtained Australian residency in 2014 and started representing her country that same year. She currently lives in Brisbane, Australia where she trains for her tennis matches.
Career and Titles
Tomljanovic turned pro in the year 2009. She has found her success mainly in the ITF tours. She has four singles titles and three doubles titles on the women’s ITF circuits. She reached a career-high number 39 women’s singles rankings on 1st April 2014.
Relationship with her former boyfriend Kyrgios
Tomljanovic has been dating Australian Nick Kyrgios since 2015. However, their relationship has not all been smooth sailing. In 2017, Tomljanovic scrubbed all their photos on her social media pages and un-followed Kyrgios social media accounts. After Kyrgios was caught drinking and having fun with some female teenagers in London during Wimbledon.
Tomljanovic dating Berrettini
Recently, though, rumors of a breakup with Kyrios have begun to circulate. Tomljanovic was spotted in the stands cheering on Italy’s tennis star Matteo Berrettini during his US Open fourth-round match against Russia’s Andrey Rublev. A post on Instagram also showed Tomljanovic at an Italian eatery in New York with the 23-year-old Berrettini and Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime.
Here some of Ajla’s recent pictures on Instagram