Aleksandar Karakasevic
Aleksandar Karakašević (born December 9, 1975, Zemun
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Table tennis
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 player and has been claimed by many to be one of the most talented players in the world. His incredible feeling and powerful backhand has helped him win against some of the top players in the world. He won a bronze medal on 2011 European Championship
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. One of his greatest result achieved in USA is his victory at the US Open Championship, July 2007, where he established himself as a world class athlete winning the tournament title for the 3rd time by defeating Kurashima Yosuke from Japan with the result of 4:0.

Career Highlights and Accomplishments

  • Bronze medal on European Championship - Singles
  • European Champion - Mixed Doubles (four times)
  • US Open Champion - Singles (three times)
  • US Open Champion - Doubles
  • Second place in Europe - Mixed Doubles
  • Third place on Pro-Tour final - Men’s Doubles- (twice)
  • German Open Champion - Men’s Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion – Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion - Teams
  • Mediterranean games Champion - Men’s Doubles
  • Second place on Mediterranean games - Doubles (twice)
  • Second place – Netherlands Open - Men’s Doubles
  • Third place – Qatar Open – Men’s Doubles (twice)
  • Balkan Champion (six times)
  • Second finisher on European Trials for the Olympic games
  • Third place in Junior Europeans (four times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Singles (three times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Men’s Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Mixed Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion - Teams (four times)
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