Dzina Milovanovic
Dzina  Milovanovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Sportska Gimnazija

Height:
5-6

Experience:
3V


05/12/2018

Lahey Clinches, Waves Advance to NCAA Sweet Sixteen

The Waves will take on Georgia Tech on Thursday, May 17 at 4 p.m. PT in Winston-Salem, N.C.

05/11/2018

Waves Dominate Idaho to Advance to NCAA Second Round

Evgeniya Levashova clinched the overall match for the Waves in the No. 4 position.

05/01/2018

Women's Tennis to Host NCAA First and Second Rounds

This is the third-straight season the Waves have hosted the first and second rounds at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.

04/28/2018

Pepperdine Clinches 6th-Straight WCC Championship Crown

The NCAA Selection Show will air on May 1 at 2 p.m. PT on NCAA.com.

04/27/2018

#11 Waves Advance to WCC Championships Title Match

The Waves will take on PCH Cup rivals Loyola Marymount at 2 p.m. PT

04/18/2018

WTEN vs. UCLA (4/18/17)

WTEN vs. UCLA (4/18/17)

01/28/2018

ITA Kick-Off Weekend: Women's Tennis vs. Oregon

ITA Kick-Off Weekend: Women's Tennis vs. Oregon

01/27/2018

WTEN vs. Maryland (1/27/2018)

WTEN vs. Maryland (1/27/2018)

10/01/2017

Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - Prequalifying Day 2

Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - Prequalifying Day 2

09/30/2017

Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - Prequalifying Day 1

Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - Prequalifying Day 1

AWARDS:

  • All-WCC second team singles – 2016; honorable mention – 2018
  • All-WCC second team doubles – 2016, 17, 18
  • WCC All-Academic honorable mention – 2017
  • Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete – 2016, 17, 18
  • WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll bronze – 2017, 18
  • WCC All-Tournament Team singles – 2017
  • WCC Doubles Pair of the Week – 4/19/16

PEPPERDINE CAREER: Has compiled a 67-28 overall singles record with a 43-15 record in dual play … She has amassed a 58-39 overall doubles record with a 38-23 record in dual action … Ranked as high as No. 44 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings and No. 39 in the doubles rankings alongside Jessica Failla.

PEPPERDINE 2017-18: Finished the season with a 22-11 overall singles record and a 14-6 dual record … Posted a 22-13 doubles record and a 14-6 dual output … Downed No. 14 Gabby Smith of USC in two sets in the ITA Southwest Regional Championships … In doubles, she and Evgeniya Levashova downed No. 20-ranked Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford of North Carolina in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships.

PEPPERDINE 2016-17: Ranked as high as No. 123 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings … Amassed a 19-11 singles record on the year, including a 12-5 dual singles match record … Went 2-4 against nationally ranked opponents on the year … Finished the last 10 matches 6-2 with the other two matches incomplete, but leading … In doubles, was 19-10 overall on the year, including a 14-8 dual doubles match record … Went 7-7 in doubles with partner Ashley Lahey.

PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Member of the squad that advanced to the NCAA Team Championship quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 … Finished her freshman campaign with a 26-6 overall singles record, including a 17-4 dual output … Went 17-16 in doubles play, including a 10-9 record in doubles dual competition … In singles, collected an 11-1 record in the number three position and went 6-1 in the number four slot, while posting a 2-4 record amongst nationally ranked opposition … Took home the consolation championship title at the Battle in the Bay Classic with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Pacific’s C. Saenz de Buruaga (9/20) … Reached the quarterfinal of the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championship (10/18) after defeating four opponents including 76th-ranked Cindy Nguyen of Hawaii in two sets … Helped the team to a 4-3 win over 4th-ranked USC early in the season with a 6-2, 7-6 (1) win over Jessica Failla … Helped the team to a 4-3 win over 22nd-ranked UCLA with a pair of 6-2 sets over Alaina Miller ... Aided the Waves efforts in reaching the NCAA Championships round of 16 with 20th-ranked USC after a two set win over Zoe Katz in Malibu … She and Gulbe were one of three Pepperdine teams to reach the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championship semifinals after posting three wins including a quarterfinal victory over 30th’ranked USC pair Zoe Katz and Madison Westby (the pair fell in two sets to teammates Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai and Luisa Stefani who eventually took home the title) … Helped the Waves in the win over UCLA with a 7-6 (4) clinching doubles win over Kristin Wiley and Alaina Miller.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Sportska Gimnazija in 2015 … Highest combined ITF Juniors ranking was 111 (6/05/2013) … Part of the U-16, 16 and 18 National Team … Advanced to ITF Grade 1 semifinals in France on the singles side and the quarterfinals in Croatia in the doubles bracket … Advanced to Grade 2 singles semifinals round in France and quarterfinals in Tunisia … Advanced to Grade 2 doubles semifinals in France and quarterfinals in Tunisia … Advanced to Grade 3 singles quarterfinals in both France and Serbia … Won Grade 6 singles tournament in Istanbul, advanced to the semifinals in Malta and Germany and the quarterfinals in Denmark.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Dragoslava and Zvezdan Milovanovic … Cites long rally points as what she loves most about tennis … Does everything with her right hand, but play tennis … Majoring in Integrated Marketing Communication at Pepperdine ... Biggest sports hero is Serbian men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic because he “had a really hard path, struggled so much, stayed humble and still achieved so much.”

FAVORITES:  Novak Djokovic (pro athlete) … Pride and Prejudice (movie) … Gossip Girl (TV show) … salad (food) … Serbian water polo team (pro team) … Lord of the Rings (trilogy) (book) … Whitney Houston (musical artist) … figure skating (sports other than tennis).

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