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Ana Ivanović
Ана Ивановић
Ana Ivanovic Hopman Cup 2011.jpg
Ivanovic at the 2011 Hopman Cup
Kintra  Serbie an Montenegro
(2003–2006)
 Serbie (2006–present)
Residence Basel, Swisserland
Born November 6, 1987 (1987-11-06) (age 26)
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavie
Hicht 1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)[1][2]
Turned pro August 17, 2003
Plays Richt-haundit (twa-haundit backhaund)
Prize money US$10,385,649
Offeecial wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid
Singles
Career record 361–163 (69.04%)
Career titles 11 WTA, 5 ITF
Heichest rankin No. 1 (Juin 9, 2008)
Current rankin No. 12 (Juin 17, 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (2008)
French Open W (2008)
Wimbledon SF (2007)
US Open QF (2012)
Ither toornaments
Tour Finals SF (2007)
Doubles
Career record 25–30
Career titles 0
Heichest rankin No. 50 (September 25, 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2005, 2007)
Wimbledon 3R (2005)
US Open 3R (2006)
Last updatit on: Julie 9, 2013.

Ana Ivanovic (Serbian: Ана Ивановић, Ana Ivanović;[3][4] Serbian pronunciation: [âna iʋǎːnoʋitɕ] ( listen)) (born November 6, 1987) is a umwhile warld no. 1 Serbie tennis player. As o Juin 17, 2013, she is ranked no. 12 in the Weemen's Tennis Association (WTA) rankins.[5] She beat Dinara Safina tae win the 2008 French Open an wis the runner-up in singles at the 2007 French Open[6] an the 2008 Australian Open, haes qualified for the annual WTA Tour Championships twice (in 2007 an 2008) an haes wan the year-end WTA Toornament o Champions twice, in 2010[7] and 2011.[8] Competin as a professional syne 2003, she haes wan 11 WTA Tour singles titles, includin ane Grand Slam singles title. As o 2013, Ivanovic haes career earnins o ower 10.3 million US$. In Juin 2011, she wis named ane o the "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future" bi Time,[9] an wis an aa includit on the leet o Tap 100 Greatest Players Ever (male an female combined) bi reporter Matthew Cronin.[10]

Her first breakthrough came at the 2004 Zurich Open, whaur she qualified an narrowly wis beaten bi Venus Williams in the seicont roond in twa tiebreak sets. Bi the age o 18 Ivanovic haed already defeatit established players, such as Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova, Vera Zvonareva, an Amélie Mauresmo, the last o whom she defeatit in the 2005 French Open on her way tae reachin the quarterfinals o anly her seicont Grand Slam toornament.[11] She an aa haes defeatit mony ither past an present tap players includin, amang ithers, Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Dinara Safina, Martina Hingis, Jelena Janković, Agnieszka Radwańska, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitová, an Victoria Azarenka. When on form Ivanovic is kent for her aggressive style o play an impressive forehaund, described bi Petrova as, "the best oot thare."[12]

Ivanovic's struggles syne winnin the 2008 French Open hae been well documented.[13] Syne that victory she haes endured an ongangin period o reduced success, failin tae mak a Grand Slam quarterfinal in 18 o her subsequent 19 Grand Slam toornaments, an droppin tae warld no. 65 in Julie 2010.[14][15] Ivanovic's anly Grand Slam quarterfinal syne then came at the 2012 US Open, whaur she lost tae eventual champion, Serena Williams. This, however, made her ane o the few active players tae hae reached at least the quarterfinal stage at each o the fower Grand Slam toornaments.

Singles performance timeline[eedit | eedit soorce]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Wan tournament, or reached Final, Semifinal, Quarterfinal, Roond 4, 3, 2, 1; competit at a Roond Robin stage or lost in Qualification Roond 3, 2, Roond 1; absent frae a toornament or parteecipatit in a team event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (wi its nummer indication) or Play-aff; wan a bronze, siller (F or S) or gowd medal at the Olympics, the umwhile o which haes, frae 1908–1924 an 1996–present, been awairdit tae the winner o a play-aff match atween losin semifinalists. The last twa are for a Masters Series/1000 toornament that wis relegatit (Nae a Masters Series) or a toornament that wis Nae Held in a given year. Tae avoid confusion an double coontin, these chairts are updatit either at the conclusion o (nae durin) a toornament, or when the player's parteecipation in the toornament haes endit.

Toornament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 3R 2R 3R F 3R 2R 1R 4R 4R 0 / 9 20–9
French Open A A QF 3R F W 4R 2R 1R 3R 4R 1 / 9 28–8
Wimbledon A A 3R 4R SF 3R 4R 1R 3R 4R 2R 0 / 9 21–9
US Open A LQ 2R 3R 4R 2R 1R 4R 4R QF 0 / 8 17–8
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 9–4 8–4 16–4 16–3 8–4 5–4 5–4 12–4 7–3 1 / 35 86–34
Year-End Championship
WTA Tour Championships A A A A SF RR A A A A 0 / 2 2–4
Career statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 3–5 3–4 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 N/A 11–15
Overall Win–Loss 12–5 37–5 40–14 35–18 51–18 38–15 24–14 33–20 32–20 24–13 22–13 N/A 360–162
Year End Rankin 705 97 16 14 4 5 22 17 22 13

Doubles performance timeline[eedit | eedit soorce]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Wan tournament, or reached Final, Semifinal, Quarterfinal, Roond 4, 3, 2, 1; competit at a Roond Robin stage or lost in Qualification Roond 3, 2, Roond 1; absent frae a toornament or parteecipatit in a team event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (wi its nummer indication) or Play-aff; wan a bronze, siller (F or S) or gowd medal at the Olympics, the umwhile o which haes, frae 1908–1924 an 1996–present, been awairdit tae the winner o a play-aff match atween losin semifinalists. The last twa are for a Masters Series/1000 toornament that wis relegatit (Nae a Masters Series) or a toornament that wis Nae Held in a given year. Tae avoid confusion an double coontin, these chairts are updatit either at the conclusion o (nae durin) a toornament, or when the player's parteecipation in the toornament haes endit.

Toornament 2005 2006 2007 2011 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 0 / 0 0–0
French Open 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Wimbledon 3R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 4 3–4
US Open 3R 0 / 1 2–1
Win–Loss 2–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 4 / 7 4–7

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bio on Official Website". Anaivanovic.com. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 
  2. "WTA profile". Wtatennis.com. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 
  3. Ana Ivanović vesti.rs 23 April 2012
  4. John Grasso Historical Dictionary of Tennis 2011 Page 225
  5. "WTA Rankings". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  6. "Henin seals French title hat-trick". CNN. June 9, 2007. Retrieved July 1, 2008. 
  7. Ivanovic completes turnaround with Bali title ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  8. Ivanovic marks birthday with Bali win – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  9. William Lee Adams (May 9, 2013). "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future – Ana Ivanovic". Time. Retrieved August 19, 2011. 
  10. "Matt Cronin's Top 100 Greatest Players Ever". Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  11. "Serbian starlet shocks Mauresmo". BBC News. 2005-05-28. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  12. "LA win takes Ivanovic to new high". BBC. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  13. Ana Ivanovic is not back to her best yet The Roar
  14. Ana Ivanovic – Heading Back to the Top? DW on Sport
  15. Where Did It All Go Wrong: The Sad Demise of Ana Ivanovic DW on Sport

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