Nikola Ćaćić is a Serbian tennis player, who mostly specializes in doubles. As of November 2021, he achieved his career-high ranking at World Number 35. He dominated the doubles tournaments by winning 3 doubles titles in the ATP tour and 4 titles in the ATP Challenger Tour.
Cacic was born and raised in Banja Luka, SR Bosnia, and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia, and is currently residing in Belgrade, Serbia. At the young age of 6, he began to play tennis with his best friend and school. Cacic is a son of a former professional football player named Dragan Cacic. As a tennis player, he grew up making Yevgeny Kafelnikov as his main influence, while admiring the skills of his countryman Novak Djokovic, who is currently in the World Number 1 position.
Since his father was a former football player, he might be joining a local club in football if he hadn’t decided to become a tennis player instead. To enhance his skills in tennis, he has trained in Italy and Spain.
Professional Tennis Career
Between 2010 and 2014, Cacic focused on competing in singles and doubles tournaments, especially on the ITF Men’s Circuit and ATP Challenger Tour. He participated in events in Belgrade and Umag alongside his countrymen Marko Djokovic, Ilija Bozoljac, and Dušan Lajović. In 2014, his ranking for the singles had advanced to World Number 281.
The first time he won was at the ATP World Tour in the Croatia Open, where he defeated the World Number 69 Aljaz Bedene.
In 2019, he partnered with Yang Tsung-Hua to compete at the Shkymkent Challenger, where they have won their first ATP Challenger title. He also coordinated to play with Dusan Lajovic at the Chengdu Open and defeated Jonathan Erlich and Fabrice Martin. In 2020, he joined the Serbian Team to represent the 2020 ATP Cup and they were able to defeat Spain in the final round.
- 2020, 2021 1R Australian Open
- 2021 2R US Open - Doubles
- 2021 QF French Open
- 2021 3R Wimbledon Open