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Cincinnati ATP & WTA Recap: Steel Beneath The Velvet

We’ve seen two utterly fascinating weeks of North American hardcourt tennis since the world’s best (minus Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, and Li Na, among others) came to Canada in early August. Tour action continues this week in New Haven (Connecticut) and Winston-Salem (North Carolina). Moreover, a few of the big names on the WTA Tour — Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova,...
Via Attacking The Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati ATP & WTA Recap: Steel Beneath The Velvet

We’ve seen two utterly fascinating weeks of North American hardcourt tennis since the world’s best (minus Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, and Li Na, among others) came to Canada in early August. Tour action continues this week in New Haven (Connecticut) and Winston-Salem (North Carolina). Moreover, a few of the big names on the WTA Tour — Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova,...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Wins First Cincinnati Title

#453750328 / gettyimages.com By Dave Gertler (August 17, 2017) MASON, OHIO – Serena Williams proved on Sunday she’s in slam-winning form, by taking out Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Western & Southern Open, her last match before the US Open begins in New York. Williams only dropped one set the whole week, on the way to a 62nd WTA title, and was convincing at...
Via Tennis Panorama
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams wins Cincinnati, beating Ivanovic

MASON, Ohio (AP) Serena Williams won her elusive Cincinnati title on her sixth try, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open. Williams had never reached the finals in Cincinnati until last year, when she fell apart late in the match and lost to Victoria Azarenka in a third-set tiebreaker. No wobbles Sunday. After getting broken in the first game...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams earns first Cincinnati title with win over Ivanovic

Serena Williams won her elusive Cincinnati title on her sixth try, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open. Williams had never reached the finals in Cincinnati until last year, when she fell apart late in the match and lost to Victoria Azarenka in a third-set tiebreaker. No wobbles Sunday. After getting broken in the first game, she recovered and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabine Lisicki Breaks The Record For Fastest Serve In History

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Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO VAULT: Sabine Lisicki throws downs a 131 mph serve and sets new record

During her opening round match against Ana Ivanovic in Stanford, Sabine Lisicki served a 131 mph bomb that the WTA tour certified as the fastest recorded serve in history. The former record was 129 mph held Venus Williams.It was certainly a phenomenal consolation prize since Boom Boom ended up losing the match in straight sets.
Via Down the Line!
21 days ago  |  Discuss

SIGHTING: Tennis ballers by the water!

 After a tough Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal stole some time away in Ibiza and brought along some questionable fashion decisions. Monochromatic pink was very hit or miss with the Rafantics. I'm not even sure what to call this look. Ana Ivanovic has been looking relaxed on vacation even though she's currently without a coach. Good sign I guess. It's funny she's trying to...
Via Down the Line!
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivanovic and Kontic end coaching partnership after a year

Today Ana Ivanovic announced on her website that she and her coach of a year, Nemanja Kontic, are ending their partnership:Ana and Nemanja Kontic have ended their coaching partnership by mutual agreement. Kontic’s contract expired after Wimbledon and, after amicable discussions, the pair decided not to renew it. This announcement came as a big surprise today since, by all accounts...
Via Down the Line!
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic tennis fashion Wimbledon 2014

Ana Ivanovic's look at Wimbledon 2014 is about as clean, simple as tennis fashion gets. She's wearing separates that give...
Via Tennis Identity
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Ana Ivanovic have any shot at winning Wimbledon?

Ana Ivanovic, like the rest of the ladies’ singles field at Wimbledon, are hoping for a Championship at the world’s oldest tennis tournament. London has hosted the world’s most prestigious tennis event since 1877. Does Ana Ivanovic have a chance at winning? Well, I asked John McEnroe. Yes, the John McEnroe about her chances (as well as the chances of Caroline Wozniacki...
Via The Sports Bank
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Birmingham – Ivanovic dominates on the grass, and the weather can’t halt the Rally for Bally

Ana Ivanovic photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots Chalkdust Chronicles – Ivanovic dominates on the grass, and the weather can’t halt the Rally for Bally   (June 15, 2014) BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – After a few days of sunshine the good citizens of the City of Birmingham had been lulled into a false sense of security, but it was another overcast day when top seed Ana Ivanovic...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova Shine in the Rain to Reach Birmingham Final

Ana Ivanovic photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots Chalkdust Chronicles – Stars shine in the rain   (June 14, 2014) BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – Yes we know that the Brits are obsessed with the weather, and one has to wonder whether they had an inside track to the Meteorological Office as it was a surprise to see Ana Ivanovic first up at the Aegon Classic. Well let’s face it, with...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seeds stumble at the business end of Birmingham

Ana Ivanovic photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots Chalkdust Chronicles – Seeds stumble at the business end of Birmingham   (June 13, 2014) BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – Hot on the heels of Sam Stosur coming out on the losing side of an all-Aussie affair was Sloane Stephens at the Aegon Classic on Friday in Birmingham. Earlier in the week she was asked whether this would be her shot...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephens and Ivanovic Roll, Stosur Beaten in Birmingham

Sloane Stephens photo by Christoper Levy @tennis_shots   Chalkdust Chronicles – More Sun and seeds still rolling   (June 12, 2014) BIRMINGHAM – It is a rare thing to have two days of sunshine, but prize of the day already (and we’re still only in the early stages of the matches on the slate for today) was Sloane Stephens who educated the waiting press on NCIS marathons that...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Life’s a Vic, And Then You Die

It’s inside baseball for the tennis diehard, but for the casual American sports fan, the reference needs explaining: There are two “Vic-es” (or “vitches,” take your pick) in women’s tennis. Who (or what) are they? They’re the two best WTA players from Serbia: Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic. One of them is still alive at the year’s clay-court major, but the one that...
Via Attacking The Net
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic Beaten in Third Round of Roland Garros

Lucie Safarova (May 31, 2014) 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic’s dreams of a second Paris title were dashed on Satruday, when the 11th seed was beaten by 23rd seed Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-3. It was Ivanovic’s fifth straight loss to the Czech woman. Safarova is now 5-2 against the Serb. Safarova will play 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova who had to battle past...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Slam fashion: Ana Ivanovic and the women of adidas tennis.

© Getty Images Annnna! There's a small army of tennis players wearing adidas collection at the French Open, but this...
Via Tennis Identity
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland Garros sees normalcy after upsets

Today’s action at Roland Garros served as a nice counterpoint to the tumult of the first few days. There were no major upsets, and indeed, most of the top players had already played their second-round matches, leaving today as a day to look at the challengers that they might face in the later rounds. On the women’s side, fourth seed Simona Halep looked strong again in dispatching...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Adidas Previews Ivanovic and Murray Roland Garros Outfits

Adidas have released photos of how they expect their stars - Ana Ivanovic and Andy Murray - will look at this year's Roland Garros. One problem, the photos are so heavily photoshopped it's tricky to tell exactly how these outfits will look on clay that isn't black/burgundy.  What we do know is Ana Ivanovic is wearing blue... again. The back of the dress is kind of cool...
Via Onthegotennis
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic Wins Monterrey

(April 6, 2014) In an all-Serbian final Ana Ivanovic won the Monterrey Open on Sunday, defeating Jovana Jaksic 6-2, 6-1 for her second WTA title of the year. Ivanovic also won the Auckland tournament in January. “I think we both enjoyed the final tonight – it was very special for our country, it was the first time two players from our country were in a WTA final together,” Ivanovic...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivanovic wins 2nd title of year at Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) Ana Ivanovic won an all-Serbian final at the Monterrey Open on Sunday, beating Jovana Jaksic 6-2, 6-1 for her second title of the year.
Via FOXSports.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic watches soccer like she plays tennis in new commercial … sexily (video)

Ana Ivanovic stars in a new commercial for Samsung which cleverly attempts to insinuate that the 26-year-old Serbian stunner displays as much passion when watching soccer as she exhibits when competing on the tennis court. All in all, it’s a pretty cool commercial — she fist pumps, jumps up and down, yells — but what’s […] The post Ana Ivanovic watches soccer like she plays...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus beats Ivanovic in Dubai 2nd round

Venus Williams pummeled Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-1 in a second-round match between former world No. 1s at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Williams showed the form that once delivered her seven Grand Slam titles. Ivanovic couldn't take advantage of the two break-point opportunities Williams offered in the sixth game of the first set. ''I'm just trying to play well...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams beats Ivanovic, Radwanska upset in Dubai

Venus Williams pummeled Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-1 in a second-round match between former world No. 1s at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Williams showed the form that once delivered her seven Grand Slam titles. Ivanovic couldn't take advantage of the two break-point opportunities Williams offered in the sixth game of the first set. Williams, a wild card, lost only seven...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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