New York Observer cover story

New York Observer cover story

Ana is today featured on the front page of the New York Observer.

Writer John Koblin describes the 19-year-old as "ridiculously attractive" and speculates that she "may be just the player the Women’s Tennis Association desperately needs."

The following is an extract from the 2,000-word feature:

Ivanovic talks in long, unpunctuated sentences full of false starts (“I think, you know, so, yeah …”) but her English, which she learned nine years ago, is fantastically—refreshingly—expressive in a way that the language of the hyper-media-trained players from America and Western Europe rarely is.

She discussed her game, where in the last year she’s made a steady climb from 16th to No. 4 in the world, the youngest player in the top 10.
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