Kaja Juvan

Nine Teams Secure Places At 2023 Billie Jean King Cup Finals

ITF Press Release, April 16, 2023 The ITF has announced the results from the 2023 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Qualifiers, which took place in nine cities around the world this weekend. Canada, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, […]

Juvan Wins Battle Of Slovenians At Portoroz

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Fifth seed Tamara Zidansek and 103rd-ranked Kaja Juvan, the last of five Slovenian players who started the week in the main draw of the WTA 250 outdoor hard court Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz, met in […]

Quarterfinals Set In Luxembourg, Juvan Delights Home Crowd In Portoroz

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Top-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland is among six seeded players in this weekend’s quarterfinals of the WTA 250 BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open. On Thursday, the World No. 12 advanced past 105th-ranked Zarina Diyas of […]

Sweet 16: Australian Open Women’s Singles Field Filled In

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After four days of at times intense battles in Dubai, the sixteen qualifying spots for next month’s Australian Open women’s singles competition have been determined. Each who has advanced to the year’s first […]

Juvan Stuns No. 2 Seed Vondrousova In Palermo

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) After just two days, the upsets have been plenty at the 31st Palermo Ladies Open in southern Italy. Early Tuesday morning, No. 3 seed Maria Sakkari was unceremoniously taken down. Then, Tuesday afternoon, No. […]

Kaja Juvan Gets Creative During Tennis Tour Suspension

STARNBERG, April 8, 2020 With the WTA Tour suspended through July due to the continuing coronavirus outbreak, tennis professionals are getting creative and staying engaged online while social distancing. Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan, one of the rising stars on the WTA […]

No. 1 Seeds Pera, Sandgren Qualify For French Open Main Draw

PARIS, May 24, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Women’s No. 1 seed Bernarda Pera of the United States rallied during the final set of her third-round French Open qualifying match Friday afternoon on Court 7 at Roland Garros. She proved it’s […]

Juvan Completes Season In Style

STAR WINGS Press Release, October 30, 2018 Kaja Juvan won her fourth ITF $25,000 title of the year on Sunday by beating Russia’s Polina Leykinda 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the Santa Margherita Di Pula final in Sardegna, Italy. The 17-year-old Slovenian […]

Golden Girl Juvan Creates History At Youth Olympic Games

Star Wings Press Release, October 15, 2018 Kaja Juvan who has become the first player in the history of Youth Olympic Games to win two gold medals. The fourth-seeded Slovenian defeated seventh seed Clara Burel of France 7-5, 6-4 in […]

In-Form Juvan To Move To Career-High WTA Ranking

Star Wing Sports Press Release, September 3, 2019 Kaja Juvan will break into the Top 200 of the WTA Rankings for the first time following her triumph at the 8° TROFEO CPZ Spa in Bagnatica, Italy, on Sunday. The Slovenian […]