Tennis fans all around the globe were crestfallen after a news broke about Ana Ivanovic’s retirement. The former French Open Champion and world number 1 has retired from international tennis with immediate effect. The Sportsrush reminisces her journey with 5 Interesting Things about the Serbian beauty and tennis sensation.
1) Roots, upbringing and interests
Ana was born in a traditional Serbian family at Belgrado in 1987. Her mother is a lawyer and is often seen following Ana’s matches closely alongwith her dad, who is an economist. She also has a sibling Milos, with whom she plays basketball as a hobby. She is also a avid soccer fan and an ardent follower of the Serbian club Partizan.
Coming to the Serbian’s hobbies, Ana enjoys shopping and watching thrillers and movies. Some TV series to her liking include 24, Prison Break and Lost. She also has a keen interest in books concerning history and Greek mythology. In 2007, Ana also studied finance and Spanish studies in a university in Belgrado.