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Ana Ivanovic lone upset in US Open 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Ana Ivanovic's comeback tour has ended with yet another early exit at the U.S. Open. Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, looked out of sync and had 29 unforced errors in a 7-5, 6-4, second-round loss Thursday to 42nd-ranked Czech Karolina Pliskova. ''It was just a really bad day,'' the eighth-seeded...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

“My Rhythm Was Really Off,” Ivanovic Upset at US Open

(August 28, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Former No. 1 and 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic lost control of her serve and her groundstrokes to suffer a second round defeat at the US Open on Thursday to No. 42 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. The Serbian hit seven double-faults along with 29 unforced errors in the 7-5, 6-4 loss. “I had great leadups to every Grand Slam...
Via Tennis Panorama
5 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: 8th seed Ana Ivanovic loses in round two to Karolina Pliskova

Eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic is out of the U.S. Open. Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 in the second round Thursday. Ivanovic had 47 match wins coming into Flushing Meadows, the most of any woman on the tour this year. But she was unable to find a rhythm against Pliskova, a tall, big-hitting Czech...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Ivanovic's lighter reading list

NEW YORK (AP) Ana Ivanovic is an avid reader - maybe a bit too much, sometimes. As she struggled with her game in the years after her 2008 French Open title, the Serbian star cracked open more than a few psychology books, searching out the mental keys to regaining her edge. She eventually had to force herself to cut back. ''I'm sure when you study to be a doctor, you...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

A Confident Ivanovic Rolls Past Riske in First Round of US Open

(August 26, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – No. 8 seed Ana Ivanovic made quick work of American Alison Riske on Tuesday in her opening match at the US Open with a 6-3, 6-0 win. For the Serbian, it’s her 48th win this year, most on the WTA tour. “It was very tough first-round match,” Ivanovic said. “We had a tough one in Auckland. I knew that coming into today’s match. She had...
Via Tennis Panorama
7 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Ana Ivanovic beats American Riske in first round

NEW YORK -- Ana Ivanovic kept her hot streak rolling with a straight-set victory to start the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Serb beat American Alison Riske 6-3, 6-0 in the first round Tuesday. Ivanovic has won 48 matches this year, more than anyone else on tour. The 2008 French Open champion has struggled to get back to that level but finally seems to be inching closer. She returned...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivanovic beats American Riske in US Open 1st round

NEW YORK (AP) Ana Ivanovic kept her hot streak rolling with a straight-set victory to start the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Serb beat American Alison Riske 6-3, 6-0 in the first round Tuesday. Ivanovic has won 48 matches this year, more than anyone else on tour. The 2008 French Open champion has struggled to get back to that level but finally seems to be inching closer. She returned...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Beautiful Women of the US Open 2014

You all know (or should know) names like Maria Sherapova, Ana Ivanovic, and Victoria Azarenka but for each household name there are a lot more ...
Via COED
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic: Bright Lights, Big City

Adidas has released Ana Ivanovic's look for the USO. This is likely a night version, with a daytime alternative in...
Via Tennis Identity
12 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 Attacking The Net
15 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...
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16 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...
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16 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!
July 29, 2014  |  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
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