Kaja Juvan

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 […]

Teenager Juvan To Represent Slovenia In Fed Cup Group I In Tallinn

LJUBLJANA, February 26, 2018 Slovenia will compete in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I Pool C, facing Croatia, Hungary and Sweden on indoor hard courts at Tallink Tennis Centre in Tallinn. The round-robin matches will be played Wednesday, 7 February […]

Kostyuk Beats Juvan To Clinch Junior Masters Crown

CHENGDU, October 30, 2017 Marta Kostyuk hoisted the girls’ trophy at the ITF Junior Masters held at the Sichuan International Tennis Center in Chengdu. The 15-year-old from the Ukraine celebrated a 6-4, 6-3 win in Sunday’s final over Kaja Juvan of […]

Zemlja Hangs Up His Racket

PORTOROZ, August 12, 2017 Grega Zemlja played his last match as professional tennis player on Wednesday evening. The former World No. 43 has been Slovenia’s best tennis player in history, becoming the first one from the small country to win an […]