Fast Facts: Tennis Star Ana Ivanovic

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Tennis Player Ana Ivanovic

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Two years after winning her first grand slam at the 2008 French Open, Ana Ivanovic had a quick exit at Roland Garros on Thursday.

Ivanovic has been on the pro tennis tour since she was 15 years old. Here are some fast facts on the world’s former No. 1 women’s player:

- Born on November 6, 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia
– Resides in Basel, Switzerland
– Started playing tennis at age five, after watching a Monica Seles match on TV
– As of May 24, 2010, Ivanovic was ranked No. 42 in the world
– Entered the 2010 Australian Open with $7,209,722 in career prize money
– Has appeared in three grand-slam finals, winning the 2008 French Open
– Was a runner-up in 2007 at Roland Garros and in 2008 at the Australian Open
– Finished 11th on FHM’s 2009 list of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World

(Sources: australianopen.com and anaivanovic.com)

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