Who Is Biljana Veselinovic? What You Need To Know About Harriet Dart Coach

Biljana Veselinovic coaching her students diligently

Biljana Vaselinovic is a tennis coach, who has coached many professional tennis players.

She is the coach of British professional tennis player Harriet Dart. At the start of her career, she had chosen to pursue a career outside of tennis.

She stepped back onto the court to coach a group of 10-year-olds in Serbia, which became Serbian 12 & Under National Champions. Subsequently, due to her athletes' success, she quickly became one of the top coaches in the region.

Who Is Biljana Veselinovic?

 Biljana Veselinovic is a WTA Tour Coach and former collegiate and professional tennis player. She is the coach of British professional tennis player Harriet Dart.

Except for Harriet, she has coached players like Daria Gavrilova, Petra Martic, Aleksandra Krunic, Alize Cornet, Lucie Safarova, and Katerina Srebotnik.

 Lucie Safarova and coach Biljana Veselinovic celebrate their victory
Lucie Safarova and coach Biljana Veselinovic celebrate their victory( Source : Alamy )

During her career, she helped Srebotnik reach a WTA singles ranking of No. 20 and a doubles ranking of No. 4, Lucie Safarova also reached a Top 20 singles and doubles ranking while working with Biljana. She worked with Alize Cornet from 2015-16, when the Frenchwoman rose as high as No. 19 in the world.

She was Fed Cup Captain for Serbia and Montenegro from 1998-2004. She enjoys fishing, canoeing, and animals. She has one son and one daughter.

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How Old Is Biljana Vaselinovic?

Biljana Vaselinovic has not revealed her age and date of birth.

She has over 15 years of experience coaching top-level players and has also captained the Yugoslavian National Team for the 14, 16, and 18 age groups and served as the Fed Cup Captain for Serbia and Montenegro for eight years.

She was a top-level player for the Serbian National Team and received a full scholarship to play at the collegiate level in the United States. She is a Business Marketing degree graduate from the University of South Carolina.

Biljana without formal training opted to expand her knowledge by attending workshops and taking courses with the ITF. She had spent 12 days on the court and in the classroom at an ITF course in Latvia.  

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Net Worth Of Biljana Vaselinovic In 2022

Biljana Vaselinovic has not disclosed her net worth to the public. According to payscale.com, a tennis coach earns 8 GBP-31 GBP per hour. On average, they earn about 17.69 GBP per hour and receive a bonus of up to 3 GBP.

She was one of the only female coaches on the Tour and believes that female players become accustomed to male coaches at an early age, which could potentially be a barrier to increasing the number of female coaches at all levels.

She believes that increasing marketing efforts and media attention on current successful female coaches is critical. No matter the challenges she faced throughout her career she has remained steadfast in her adaptable coaching style. Building a strong player-coach relationship is critical to the success of any partnership, particularly with female athletes.