Thursday, 7 July 2011

AnaIvanovic Pics and Bio 2011

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Date of Birth    Friday, November 06, 1987
Age    23 years, 8 months and 1 day.
Birth Place    Belgrade, Serbia
Residence    Basel, Switzerland
Nationality    Serbian
Height    6' 1" (1.85 m)
Weight    152 lbs. (69 kg)
Plays    Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Clothing    Adidas
Racquet    Yonex RQ iS 1 Tour
Sponsors    Rolex, Verano Motors, Juice Plus

Began working with Scott Byrnes (strength and conditioning coach) in July 2006 ...

In 2009 began working with Craig Kardon as a full time coach; after Roland Garros she decided to end the relationship and went back to working with Adidas' coaching staff.

At the beginning of 2010, she started to work with Steffi Graf's old coach Heinz Gunthardt. They split at the end of the year because of Gunthardt unwillingness to travel.

After Wimbledon 2011, she hired Nigel Sears as coach.

Started playing tennis at age 5 after watching it on TV (in particular Monica Seles), remembering the phone number to a local tennis school and begging her parents to take her;

was given a racquet for her fifth birthday and immediately fell in love with the game;

as a child, practiced in an empty swimming pool at the Jedanaesti April 11 sports center in Belgrade;

moved to Switzerland at age 14 to develop her tennis ... Mother, Dragana, is a lawyer; father, Miroslav, is a businessman (was a semi-pro basketball player); brother, Milos, is four years Ana's junior, and likes playing basketball; all the family likes sports, but none played tennis before Ana

Likes watching movies (especially thrillers) either at the cinema or on DVD at home; also likes to read (especially about history and Greek mythology) and to listen to music (pop and R&B)

... Loves the TV shows 24, Lost and Prison Break

... Enjoys shopping, fashion ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite drink is water, fresh orange juice

... In September 2007 began studying finance at Singidunum-FEFA, a private university that allows her to take exams online

... Admires Federer for his professionalism on and off the court

... Sometimes prepares for matches by playing Sudoku or backgammon in locker room ...

...Favorite places to visit are Melbourne, where she has some family, London and Paris

... Self-described as strong-willed, sensitive, determined and extremely competitive.          
AnaIvanovic Pics

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