Originally from Sarajevo but raised in Belgrade, Maja started playing tennis at TC Partizan in Belgrade in 1989, and competed from 1991 to 1999. She graduated from the Belgrade Sports Academy with a degree in Tennis in 2008, and began her coaching career as a Kids Tennis coordinator and tennis coach at TC Top in Belgrade. In 2013, Maja obtained the Serbian Federation Tennis License at level “C” and began running kids 10s programs with great success. The children she coached won numerous titles at the 10s level, showcasing Maja’s abilities as a coach. Maja has accumulated 12 years of coaching experience, which she continues to use to help young players develop their skills on the court.