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List of popular female athletes from Serbia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Serbia has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous females that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Serbian female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Serbia in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Serbia in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

Athletes on this list include Karolina Jovanović and Belma Šmrković.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Serbia?" and "Who are the greatest female Serbian athletes?"
Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Serbia
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Ana Ivanovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who as of 2 February 2015 is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association. Ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, she beat Dinara Safina to win the 2008 French Open and was the runner-up at the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open. She has also qualified for the annual WTA Tour Championships three times, in 2007, 2008 and 2014 and has won the year-end WTA Tournament of Champions twice, in 2010 and 2011. Competing as a professional since 2003, Ivanovic has won 15 WTA Tour singles titles, including one Grand Slam singles title. As of 2014, she has career earnings of just over $13 million. In June 2011, she was named one of the ...more

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Serbia

Also Ranked

#45 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

#21 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

#3 on The Tallest Women's Tennis Players of All Time, Ranked

#25 on The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

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Jelena Dokić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Serbia
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Jelena Dokic is an Australian female professional tennis player. During the height of her career, she played for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and reached a career-high ranking of World No. 4 on 19 August 2002. After several family-related difficulties, she slowly slipped down the rankings in 2006. She made a serious return to tennis in 2008, and after winning three ITF tournaments that year, rose to World No. 187 going into the 2009 Australian Open. She finished 2009 in the top 100, but declined in 2010. After a short resurgence in 2011, she has struggled with her form and injuries. The highlights of Dokic's career include reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon and the Sydney Olympics in ...more

Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia

Nationality: Australia, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Croatia, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro

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#67 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Olivera Jevtić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Serbia
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Olivera Jevtić is a Serbian long-distance runner. She has represented her country four times at the Olympics in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. ...more

Birthplace: Užice, Serbia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Serbia

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Jelena Janković is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Serbia
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Jelena Janković is a Serbian professional tennis player. Janković is a former World No. 1 in singles, a ranking achieved in the months following her finals appearance at the 2008 US Open. Janković's career highlights include winning the 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title with Jamie Murray, the 2010 BNP Paribas Open, the Internazionali BNL d'Italia twice, in 2007 and 2008, and the aforementioned appearance in the finals of the 2008 US Open. She is coached by her brother Marko. As of 23 March 2015, Janković is ranked No. 17. She is the second highest Serbian, behind Ana Ivanovic. ...more

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Serbia

Also Ranked

#28 on The Greatest Female Tennis Players of the Open Era

#35 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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