Press & Interviews

ESPN.com chat transcript Mar 2nd 2009

Ana took part in a chat with fans on ESPN.com this morning, ahead of tonight's BNP Paribas Shown in New York. The following is a transcript:

Buzzmaster: We've got Ana!

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Liz, England: Hi Ana,can you tell me how you cope with jet lag, and how long does it take you to get over jet lag?

Indside Sport cover feature Feb 22nd 2009

One of the most in-depth features on Ana ever-written appeared in the January issue of Inside Sport Magazine in Australia. By kind permission of the magazine and the author Suzi Petkovski, below is a full reproduction of it:

The Ana offensive
Too sweet to rule women’s tennis? Too nice? Too pretty? Not this Ana Ivanovic.
BY SUZI PETKOVSKI

Gulf News interview Feb 20th 2009

Ana was interviewed by the Gulf News newspaper this week, to coincide with the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. The following is a transcript:

As a successful tennis player it must be nice to splash out once in a while. What was the latest extravagant purchase you made?
A few months ago I bought a holiday home in Spain. I wouldn’t say it’s extravagant because it’s a good investment.

How long do you spend planning outfits for tournaments and do you test them extensively beforehand?

Australian Tennis magazine cover story Jan 12th 2009

Ana is on the cover of the current issue of Australian Tennis magazine. The feature is reproduced here:

By Vivienne Christie
‘Aussie’ Ana
She’s undoubtedly Serbia’s pride but with a special affinity for local events, Ana Ivanovic is also Australia’s joy

Ana on cover of Inside Sport magazine Jan 9th 2009

Ana is on the cover of the current issue of Inside Sport, a leading Australian publication. She is the subject of a brilliantly-written 3,000-word feature by journalist Suzi Petkovski, the opening passage of which is reproduced below:

The Ana offensive
Too sweet to rule women’s tennis? Too nice? Too pretty? Not this Ana Ivanovic.

Sport & Style magazine interview Dec 29th 2008

Please note that the following is a translation from the French language so may contain inaccuracies. Click here to see Ana on the cover of L’Equipe’s Sport & Style magazine.

Ana Glam Slam
By Yves Bongarcon

Interview with The Australian Dec 27th 2008

Ana was this week interviewed by The Australian, the only national newspaper in Australia:

Stunner enjoys racket on, off court
Margie McDonald | December 27, 2008

ANA Ivanovic made half of her earnings to date in just one year, 2008, and she will take some valuable lessons learned from last season into the New Year, along with her healthy bank account.

SWISS airlines magazine interview Dec 16th 2008

Ana is featured in the current edition of Swiss airlines' in-flight magazine SWISS Universe. The following is a reproduction of the question-and-answer feature:

THE BEAUTY ON THE TENNIS COURT

Serbian Ana Ivanovic is an exceptionally talented tennis player who stays charming and cheerful, despite her big success. SWISS Universe talked to her about her life on and off the tennis court.

Interviewer: TAMAS KISS

SWISS UNIVERSE: YOU TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD CONSTANTLY – HERE TODAY, SOMEWHERE ELSE TOMORROW. HOW DO YOU COPE WITH THIS NOMADIC EXISTENCE?

Ana on cover of Sport & Style Dec 9th 2008

Ana is on the cover of the new issue of L'Equipe Sport & Style magazine. The 21-year-old recently took part in an exclusive photo shoot for the Conde Nast publication in Moscow.

More images from the photo shoot and an exclusive video can be seen here.

Brisbane International interview Dec 7th 2008

Ana recently gave an interview to the website of the Brisbane International, her opening tournament of 2009:

You had a few injury concerns in 2008, how are you feeling now?
Fortunately those injuries are behind me. I am feeling healthy and I’m very excited about the new season. I started training for it already in November!

How will you prepare for the Brisbane International and Australian Open 2009?