Russian blonds dominated tennis in the sexy department for a long time, but Ana Ivanovic changed all that. If you want to know more about Ana Ivanovic, keep reading. This Serbian goddess is everything you could want in a woman. She is hot, talented, and she loves sports. Not only that, but she is a a great tennis player. Let's get to know more about Ana Ivanovic.
Ana did not grow up as a silver-spooned tennis prodigy. Ana was born on November 6, 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia (Yugoslavia at the time). She fell in love with tennis after watching a Monica Seles match on the television at age five and badgered her parents until they took her to a local tennis school. While eleven, during the Kosovo War, she lived through the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. This forced her to train in the morning hours to avoid the bombings. Later, she trained in an abandoned swimming pool in the winter since no other facilities were available.
Ana Ivanovic is stunningly beautiful. That is the first thing you will notice about this jaw-dropping brunette. It is undoubtedly not fair, but when it comes to female athletes, beauty plays a large part in their careers and success. To prove the point, Ana has been named to various lists of beautiful women/athletes in the past few years. Examples are: She won the tennisreporters.net Sexiest Female Player award from 2005 to 2009. She finished eleventh on FHM's “100 Sexiest Women in the World” 2009 list. She was named the best-looking tennis player of all-time by The Age newspaper. In October 2008, she won Die Bild newspaper's reader poll for "most beautiful body" in sport. Those are just a sampling, as there are many others.
Ana’s got game. Unlike Anna Kournikova, who, despite the hype, never won a WTA singles title, Ana Ivanovic has been ranked number one in the world and has already won ten WTA singles titles including the 2008 French Open. She plays an aggressive baseline game with her forehand as her best weapon. Her serve, which sometimes is unreliable due to a very high ball toss, is another potent weapon when it is on; Ana hit a 124.9 mph serve at the 2007 French Open, the fifth fastest serve of all time on the WTA Tour.
Ana is a normal person. Like most young women her age, Ana likes watching movies (thrillers are her favorites), reading, listening to music (R&B and pop music are her favorites). She also enjoys shopping and fashion. Her favorite food is sushi and her favorite drinks are water, fresh pineapple juice and mango smoothies.
Ana is a humanitarian. Ana was named Humanitarian of the Year during the 2008 Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Player Awards ceremony in Miami. She was recognized for her charitable efforts as a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia. She has also been nominated for the U.S. Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award.