By The Age Of 18 Ana Ivanovic Had Already Defeated Established Players Such

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By the age of 18 she had already defeated established players such as Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova, Vera Zvonareva and Amélie Mauresmo; the latter of whom she defeated in the third round of the 2005 French Open on her way to reaching the quarter-finals in what was only her second Grand Slam tournament. She holds the Open Era record, male or female, for most Grand Slam tournaments played by a post-Grand Slam champion without reaching the quarter-finals, with seventeen between her triumph at the 2008 French Open and the 2012 US Open non-inclusive. Her inspiration to begin playing was Monica Seles, who at that time played for Yugoslavia. At the time, she was forced to train during the morning to avoid bombardments. She then debuted in the qualifying draw of a Grand Slam at the US Open, where she was defeated by Lioudmila Skavronskaia after winning the first set 6-1 and having two match points on 5-4 in 3rd set. Her first professional breakthrough occurred in the next match, when she took Venus Williams to two tiebreaks, before losing in straight sets in the second round of the Zürich Open. Ivanovic then advanced to the quarter-finals by defeating future French Open champion Francesca Schiavone in the fourth round before being defeated by Petrova in what was just Ivanovic’s second Grand Slam tournament.

As Of November 7 2011 Ana Ivanovic Is Ranked 22th On The WTA

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As of November 7, 2011, she is ranked 22th on the WTA rankings. Her inspiration to begin playing was Monika Seles, who at that time played for Yugoslavia. in 2004, she went 26-0 on the ITF circuit, and won all five events that she entered, two of them as a qualifier. Ivanovic started the year at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia with fellow Serbian Novak Djokovic, where the pair narrowly missed the final.

Ana Has A Younger Brother Milos With Whom She Loves To Play

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Ana has a younger brother, Milos, with whom she loves to play basketball. in 2004, she went 26-0 on the ITF circuit, and won all five events that she entered, two of them as a qualifier. 29 Tatiana Golovin. Ivanovic eventually reached the quarterfinals of that tournament, where she lost to Petrova. To start off her WTA year she played at the Medibank International in Sydney where she once again defeated Amélie Mauresmo, this time in straight sets, before falling to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals. A week later, she lost to Samantha Stosur in the second round of the Australian Open. She progressed to the fourth round at Wimbledon but lost to eventual champion Amélie Mauresmo in straight sets. Seeded 13th at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Ivanovic defeated Polish player Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round but lost in the third round to Vera Zvonareva.