The Serbian spent 12 weeks as world No 1 in 2008 and won 15 singles titles in her career.
Ivanovic’s career graph resembles that of another Anna, who also retired early: Anna Kournikova.
She was linked to NHL ice hockey players like Pavel Bure and Sergei Fedorov – with the latter claiming to be married to her.
Anna Kournikova (right) was linked to NHL ice hockey player Sergei Fedorov (centre).
Ivanovic has a younger brother, Miloš, with whom she loved to play basketball.
His relative anonymity could serve their romance well as Ivanovic would be wise to steer clear of any more high-profile relationships.
She needs a good stabilizing force and let’s hope her choice to date one of Djokovic’s friends is a sign of a healthy relationship going into the future.
January 24, 2013 — Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic is known nearly as much for her on court game as her off court relationships.
Her past love escapades have included tennis player Fernando Verdasco and golfer Adam Scott, and now it seems she has found a new love match.