Press & Interviews

Ana on cover of Sports Illustrated May 20th 2008

Ana is on the cover of the new issue of Sports Illustrated in South Africa,, which went on sale yesterday.

Under the headline "Ana from Heaven" (a play on the term "manna from heaven"), Ana is lovingly portrayed by the writer Paul Fein as the world's foremost female athlete. The publication describes her as a "tennis goddess".

The following is a reproduction of the introduction of the feature:

Sunday Telegraph feature May 18th 2008

Ana is the subject of an excellent in-depth feature in Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper today.

The following is a reproduction of the article:

Ana Ivanovic sitting pretty for WTA top spot
By Clive White

Ana on "Tennis Magazin" cover May 13th 2008

Ana is on the cover of the latest issue of Tennis Magazin in Germany.

The following is an extract from the feature, which is headlined "Queen of Hearts!":

Nearly nobody hits the ball as hard as Ana does. Nearly nobody plays so consistently on all surfaces as Ana does.

She is beautiful, plays very attractive tennis and has charisma. Ana Ivanovic is well on her way becoming a superstar.

Blic newspaper interview May 6th 2008

Blic newspaper in Serbia interviewed Ana during the recent Fed Cup tie in Zagreb. The publication asked Ana some imaginative questions and gave the feature a unique headline:

Ana Ivanovic reveals details of her personal life for Blic
Pancake expert
Author: T. Dragojevic | 30.04.2008 - 00:11

Ana on cover of Tennis Week May 1st 2008

Ana is on the cover of the new issue of Tennis Week, which goes on sale in North America next week.

"Just how hot is she?" asks the cover, while inside writer Joel Drucker, who followed Ana's progress closely during the Indian Wells tournament, describes her as an "icon" and "the It girl" of tennis.

The following is a short extract from the feature:

"Sport" newspaper interview May 1st 2008

Ana was recently interviewed by Sport newspaper in Serbia. The following is a transcript:

Did you fulfil most of your professional and personal goals up to now? There's practically no country you haven't visited, no emotion you haven't already experienced; you've already earned enough money, you've met many people, you've reached almost the top in your tennis career...Is there something that can still excite you, something that you haven't experienced yet? Perhaps a gift, trip...anything at all?

Fed Cup interview Apr 10th 2008

Ana was recently interviewed for the Fed Cup website about the upcoming tie against Croatia.

Click here to listen (audio opens in your default media player or right-click and "Save Target As" to download).

Photo: Manuela Davies /

Ana on front page of Calcutta Times Apr 5th 2008

For the third time in her career, Ana graced the front page of the Calcutta Times, one of the biggest-selling English-language newspapers in the world.

You have had a fantastic start to the year. You reached the finals of the first Grand Slam - The Australian Open. Apart from that, you are already No 2 in WTA ranking. Are you satisfied with your performance so far this year?

Ana answers questions from readers Apr 2nd 2008

Ana has answered questions from readers of, the online arm of TENNIS, the world's best-selling tennis magazine.

We have added the answers to the Ask Ana section.

Sport magazine cover feature Jan 11th 2008

Ana is on the cover of Sport, a free magazine in London with a readership of around one million. The following is an abridged version of the interview:

Growing up, tennis training meant playing in a drained-out swimming pool. But as the Serbian star tells Sport, it’s not about the facilities, but the determination to succeed