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Julija Lukac
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
High School: Sports Grammar School
Experience: 1 Letter
LUKAC'S CAREER RECORD
YEAR SINGLES (dual • overall) DOUBLES (dual • overall)
2011-12 10-5 • 17-15 5-8 • 9-16
Career 10-5 • 17-15 5-8 • 9-16
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2013-14 (Junior): Finished the season in singles play with an overall record 12-6, competing at the three spot, also finishing with the most wins in singles play for the team (12 wins)…started the season off with a dominating seven game winning streak in mid January running through early March, just before Pac-12 play, defeating BYU’s Desiree Tran (3-6, 6-4, 11-9), a near shut out against UC Santa Barbara’s Paola Cos (6-0, 6-1), Tami Nguyen of San Diego State (6-0, 1-6, 6-3), St. Mary’s Danielle Flores (6-4, 6-1), Portland’s Jelena Lazarevic (6-2, 6-0), Houston’s Celia Fraser (7-6, 7-2, 6-2), and TCU’s Sofiko Kadzhaya (6-3, 6-2)…finished 2-7 in Pac-12 play, picking up two defeats from Utah’s Callie Craig (6-1, 6-4) and Oregon’s Sofia Hager (6-4, 6-2)…competed with both Andjela Nemcevic and Natali Coronel in doubles play…paired with Nemcevic, the duo finished the season with an overall record of 9-9, competed both at the two spot and the three spot, going 1-2 at the two spot and 8-7 at the three spot…picked up their single win at the two spot against Petriskova/Gealer of Hawa’i (6-1) in the season-opener…the duo made appearances in seven Pac-12 games, finishing with a Pac-12 record in doubles of 3-4, collecting three wins from Dolehide/Van Nguyen of No. 2 UCLA (8-7 (7-4)), Colorado’s Quevedo /Alkhovik (8-2), and Utah’s Pham/Craig (4-3)…made one appearances in doubles play paired with Coronel, finishing 0-1 at the three spot, falling short of Scandalis/DeSimone (8-4) of No. 12 USC…Lukac finished the season with 21 wins overall (including doubles play), and earned the most wins for her team in singles play (12).

2012-13 (Sophomore): Competed in the four spot in singles play, with one appearance at the three spot, and finished the season with a winning record of 15-7 overall… at the three spot, Lukac defeated Portland’s Valeska Hoath (7-5, 6-0) on March 1… dominated Pac-12 singles play, stealing seven wins for her team in singles, one of which was a complete sweep against Colorado’s Carla Manzi Tenorio (6-0, 6-0) on April 7…finished 7-3 in Pac-12 singles play… Lukac started the season strong with a 3-0 match winning streak, against Seattle University’s Sarah Lucas (6-0, 6-1), Hawai’i.s Pualina Petrisokva (6-4, 6-1), and Cal Poly’s Sophia Bott (6-0, 6-1)…in doubles play, Lukac paired with Nemcevic and finished 13-11 in the overall season at the three spot… in doubles Pac-12 play, the pair completed the season 4-6, beating out Oregon’s pair of Hughes/Hager (8-3), Arizona State’s Krawczyk/Sahagun (8-7(7-5)), Colorado’s Quevedo/Watrous (8-4), and Washington State’s Googe/LeenKnecht (8-1)… The pair posted a dominating three game winning streak to finish off the season, defeating Colorado, Sacremento State, and Washington State…Lukac finished the season with the most overall wins, 16, for the team in singles play, as well as the most overall wins in doubles play, paired with Andjela Nemcevic, with 14 wins overall.



2011-12 (Freshman): Led the team in dual singles wins and ranked second in overall singles victories with a 17-15 record ... in dual play, she was 10-5 overall, going 1-1 at No. 3 singles, 4-1 at No. 4 singles, 1-2 at No. 5, and 4-1 at No. 6 ... finished the season ranked 19th in singles in the powerhouse Northwest Region, second among Huskies ... earned her first career win over a ranked opponent on Mar. 30, defeating UCLA's 84th-ranked Chanelle Van Nguyen, 3-6, 6-3, (10-8) at No. 4 singles ... was 6-4 overall in Pac-12 dual singles matches ... went 2-0 in Arizona, defeating Arizona's Susan McRann, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 5 singles and then topping Arizona State's Hannah James, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 4 singles ... won both duals at home against Colorado and Utah, then helped UW to a 4-3 win over Oregon on Senior Day, defeating Sofia Hager, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 4 singles ... won both her matches in ITA National Team Indoor qualifying, first beating Maja Sujica of San Diego, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, and then holding off Alice Duranteau of California, 7-6 (3), 1-6, (10-6) the next day ... also had big wins over Janine Erasmus of Texas A&M and Carla Lindlar of St. Mary's at sixth singles ... won twice to make the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Championships invitational draw, topping Laura Oldham of Arizona and Alison Ramos of USC before falling to Arizona senior Sarah Landsman ... won her first two college matches to make the round of 16 at ITA NW Regionals in the fall ... went 9-16 overall in doubles matches and was 5-8 in dual play, going 2-4 with Riko Shimizu, 2-4 with Natali Coronel, and 1-0 with Andjela Nemcevic ... with Shimizu, had a big win over Duranteau/Estlander of Cal, 8-7 (1), on Mar. 16 ... with Coronel swept home series over Colorado and Utah ... teamed with Samantha Smith in the Pac-12 invitational draw, reaching the semifinals after beating teams from Colorado and UCLA.

Before Washington and Personal
Born in Belgrade, Serbia ... parents are Marija and Radoslav Lukac ... has one older brother, Radomir ... enjoyed a standout junior career in her native Serbia, and was ranked in the top-50 by the European Tennis Federation for the 14-under age bracket ... earned a top-300 International Tennis Federation ranking for 18-under ... made the semifinals of a 10,000-level tour event in Prokuplje, Serbie in June of 2011 ... won the 2010 Serbian Senior National Championship, and was a singles semifinalist on four more occasions in the Serbian Summer Championships ... played in the 2008 Australian Open Junior Championships, reaching the doubles quarterfinals, and playing the qualifying draw in singles ... competed in the European Junior Team Championships in 2006 and 2007 in Italy ... competed in the main draw of WTA professional tournaments on 11 occasions ... has earned WTA tour rankings points, with career high rankings of 1,089 in singles and 1,184 in doubles ... attended the CIT-Federation of Catalunya Tennis Academic in Barcelona, Spain, and the Tenis-Tenis academic in Belgrade ... considering majoring in molecular biology.
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