About Mima

Mima Jausovec is the pionir of the regional tennis phenomenon. She was the first player from Ex-Yu countries to win the singles Grand Slam tournament – Roland Garros in 1977. That achievement set her as the idol and inspiration for many champions followed from these countries.

Career highlights

1966                Pioneer Champion of Slovenia / Maribor, Slovenia

1970                National Champion of Yugoslavia / Tuzla, BIH

1970 – 71        European Champion U-18 / consecutive titles

1972 – 77        National Champion of Yugoslavia / seven consecutive titles in singles and doubles

1973                European Champion U-18 / Berlin, Germany

1973                Girls’ Champion Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1973                Champion Orange Bowl / Miami, USA / first European to win

1974                Girls’ Champion Grand Slam Wimbledon / London, GB

1974                Final Girls’ Grand Slam US Open / New York, USA

1975                Semifinal Italy Open / Rome, Italy

1976                European Champion / Prerov, Czech Republic

1976                Champion Italy Open / Rome, Italy

1976                Champion Canada Open / Toronto, Canada

1976                Semifinal Grand Slam US Open / New York, USA

1976                Qualified for WTA Finals / Madison Square Garden, New York, USA

1977                Champion Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1977                European Champion Mixed doubles / Maribor, Slovenia

1977                Qualified for WTA Finals / Madison Square Garden, New York, USA

1978                Champion Germany Open / Hamburg, Germany

1978                Final Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1978                Doubles Champion Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1978                Doubles Champion Germany Open / Hamburg, Germany

1978                Doubles Champion Italy Open / Rome, Italy

1978                Doubles Final Grand Slam Wimbledon / London, GB

1978                Champion Singles and Doubles Mediterranean Games / Split, Croatia

1979                Champion USA Open / Washington DC, USA

1980                Semifinal Grand Slam Australian Open / Melbourne, Australia

1980               Doubles Champion Sweden Open / Stockholm, Sweden

1981                Doubles Champion Porsche Open / Stuttgart, Germany

1982                Champion Virginia Slims / Los Angeles, USA

1982                Doubles Champion Detroit Open / Detroit, USA

1982                Doubles Champion Amelia Island Open / Florida, USA

1982                Qualified for WTA Finals / Madison Square Garden, New York, USA

1983                Final Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1983              Doubles Semifinal Grand Slam Roland Garros / Paris, France

1983              Doubles Semifinal Grand Slam US Open / New York, USA

1984                Champion WTA Houston Open / Houston, USA

1984                Fed Cup Semifinal with Yugoslavia / Sao Paulo, Brasil

1985                Finale WTA Bregenz Open / Bregenz, Switzerland

1985                Doubles Champion WTA Bregenz Open / Bregenz, Switzerland