Aleksandra Markovic
Aleksandra Markovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Sportska Gimnazija

Height:
5-8

Experience:
3V

Honors: Academic All-Big Ten (2010) ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree (2011)

2011-12 Singles: Went 7-10 in spring action ... recorded 100th career victory with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Iowa's Majercik in Wisconsin's victory over the Hawkeyes (April 20 ) ... appeared at courts 3, 5 and 6 ... defeated Nicole Martinez in a third-set tiebreak in UW's upset of then-No. 37 NC State (Feb. 12) ... finished the fall season at 4-8 ... went 2-1 at Green and White Invitational ... competed in the qualifying rounds of the ITA Midwest Regional ... began the season with a 2-2 finish at the Gopher Invitational

2011-12 Doubles: Recorded a 10-8 record in spring play ... started the season with four-straight wins ... competed at courts two and three ... partnered with Angela Chupa in all 18 matches ... posted a 7-3 record in the fall ... captured the flight B championship at the Green and White Invitational with partner Angel Chupa after a 3-0 performance ... finished 1-2 at the Wildcat Invitational partnered with Sarah Loebel ... named consolation champion of the Koivu flight after a 3-1 finish at the Gopher Invitational with partner Hannah Berner

2010-11 Singles: Posted a 9-8 record in spring dual matches ... team-best five Big Ten wins (5-4) ... primarily played at Nos. 5 and 6 singles ... clinched team's 4-3 win over Illinois (April 24) with a 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 victory over Leigh Finnegan at No. 5 singles ... finished the fall season at 7-7 ... went 2-1 at the WMU Invitational ... posted a 2-1 record at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship ... finished in fifth place in flight C with a 3-1 record at the Wildcat Invitational ... went 0-3 at the Duke Invitational

2010-11 Doubles: Went 7-6 in spring dual matches, including a 4-5 record against Big Ten opponents ... played with Alaina Trgovich, Nicky Stracar and Angela Chupa ... was 2-1 with Trgovich before pairing with Stracar to go 2-5 ... won three-straight matches teamed with Chupa to end the season ... went 4-6 in the fall ... went 2-1 at the WMU Invitational partnered with Jenny Hois ... posted a 0-1 record at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship partnered with Lauren Gruber ... finished with a 1-2 record at the Wildcat Invitational partnered with Gruber ... went 1-2 at the Duke Invitational partnered with Hois

2009-10 Singles: Went 6-11 in dual play, including a 1-4 Big Ten mark ... appeared at all six singles positions ... best singles mark was 3-2 at No. 5 singles ... went 4-6 over last 10 matches ... went 6-5 in the fall ... won Alternate ITA Regional event with win over Iowa's Zuzana Chmelarova in finals, 6-4, 6-1 ... two wins over No. 33 Illinois with victories against Kristina Minor, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 and Christine Stromberg, 6-2, 6-2

2009-10 Doubles: Was 3-7 overall, dropping lone Big Ten match ... went 3-6 with Angela Chupa after winning first three matches of the season ... posted a 5-5 doubles mark during the fall ... advanced to semifinals in Alternate ITA Regional event with Angela Chupa ... beat No. 38 duo of Kristin Rafael and Christine McGaffigan of Notre Dame 8-6 with Katya Mirnova

2008-09 Singles: Went 6-15 in dual play ... played in every position except No. 1 singles ... was the only Badger to pick up a singles win against then-No. 11 North Carolina at the ITA Championships, defeating Sophie Grabinski, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-0 (10-8) ... defeated Barbara Zidek of then-No. 24 William and Mary in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1, at the No. 6 singles spot ... went 4-6 during the fall season ... earned her first singles win as a Badger at the Milwaukee Classic, beating Ashley Turpin from Texas A&M 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6)

2008-09 Doubles: Went 8-16 in dual play, including 4-6 mark in Big Ten play ... picked up conference win with Emese Kardhordo against Illinois' Annie McCarthy and Amy Allin, 9-8 (5) ... defeated Klaudyna Kasztelanie and Barbara Zidek from then-No. 24 William and Mary with Jessica Seyferth, 9-8 (3) ... finished the season with Angela Chupa at No. 3 doubles, winning four of their final six matches together ... went 7-4 during the fall ... advanced to the fourth round of the ITA Midwest Regional ... won first round match with Liz Carpenter 8-6, defeating Noe and Wilson from Michigan State

Before Wisconsin: Internationally ranked in the top 100 by the European Tennis Association-16 and under ... 417 on ITF Juniors ... played semifinal singles and final doubles in Cyprus 2006 ... two quarterfinals singles won tournament in doubles and semifinal in doubles in Macedonia 2005 ... was ranked 867 WTA doubles, played semifinal in Vittoria, Italy in 2007 and the final in Jesi, Italy in 2008 ... ranked in top 5 singles and No. 2 doubles in Serbia 16 and under ... ranked No. 5 Serbian Senior and won third place on Serbian State Senior Team competition

Personal: Born in Belgrade, Serbia ... parents are Miodrag and Snezana ... major is civil engineering

Markovic's Career Singles Records (as of May 2, 2012)

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2008-09 10-21 6-15 --- 4-6 0-10 --- 0-3 0-9 3-0 0-2 3-1
2009-10 12-16 6-11 --- 6-5 1-4 0-1 1-1 1-3 0-2 3-2 1-2
2010-11 16-15 9-8 --- 7-7 5-4 --- 1-0 --- --- 4-5 4-3
2011-12 11-18 7-10 --- 4-8 2-5 --- --- 1-1 --- 2-3 4-6
Career 49-70 28-44 --- 21-26 8-23 0-1 2-4 2-13 3-2 9-12 12-12

Markovic's Career Doubles Records (as of May 2, 2012)

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2008-09 15-20 8-16 --- 7-4 4-6 1-2 2-7 5-7
2009-10 8-12 3-7 --- 5-5 0-1 1-5 1-1 1-1
2010-11 11-12 7-6 --- 4-6 4-5 --- 1-0 6-6
2011-12 17-11 10-8 --- 7-3 1-5 --- 6-3 4-5
Career 51-55 28-37 --- 23-18 9-17 2-7 10-11 16-19
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