Aleksandra Krunic is a Serbian tennis player who was born in Russia on March 15, 1993. Krunic was born to Serbian immigrants, and has a sister who is not a professional athlete. Krunic is known to be multilingual, speaking fluent Serbian, English, Russian, and Slovak.
Krunic started playing tennis at 7 years old, and trained at the Spartak Moscow club. This is the same club that has produced other tennis stars such as Marat Safin, Anna Kournikova, and Igor Andreev. During this time, Krunic showed promise in while playing in the juniors until she decided to take part in the European Championships which was organized by Tennis Europe and ITF.
During her starting years, Krunic displayed dominance on the ITF Court, and by January 2010, she had won her fourth ITF tournament that was held in China. A year later, Krunic was invited to play for the Serbian team playing in the Fed Cup. Unfortunately, she lost her debut singles match against Rebecca Marino in three sets.
Through the years, Krunic has had a steady climb up the ranks, and by 2014, she was able to make it into the Top 100. To date, she has a career record of 270 victories and 179 losses. She has 1 WTA 125K title, and 9 ITF titles. In January 2018, Krunic reached her highest career rank at No. 45, but slipped after a few days to No. 47. Krunic has not yet won any Grand Slam tournament, although she has made appearances in all four tournaments. Her most recent appearance was in the 2018 Australian Open.