Ana Ivanovic Net Worth, Early Days,Career, Awards and Husband
The tall and beautiful Ana Ivanovic net worth also heightened as per her performances leading her to Wimbledon.
Ana held the tennis racket from the age of 5. Inspired by the tennis star Monica Seles as she appeared in TV, she became unstoppable trainee and player even though the country was going through turmoil. Ana Ivanovic net worth raise up with her becoming an outstanding tennis player. Ana was one of the top 5 World Tennis players in 2007. Also, she was the first Serbian woman to enter the Grand Slam in 2008.
Birth and Early Days
Ana Ivanovic was born on November 6, 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia which makes her ethnicity and nationality Serbian. She started playing tennis at the age of 5 inspired by the tennis star Monica Seles, also a Serbian player. Her parents fulfilled her wish of getting a tennis racket for her. As Ana took the tennis racket in her hands for the very first time, she could not put it down. This was the first sign that Ana Ivanovic net worth was to rise in the near future.
Ana Ivanovic was very much interested in tennis that she even practiced her tennis in an abandoned swimming pool. The reason behind abandoned swimming pool practice is that there was no tennis training facilities available in the winter. Moreover, the time and the place she grew up were not favorable for her to go for her practice sessions. Amidst NATO bombing, Ana held her practice session in the early morning during 1999 as a precautionary step from violence. Despite the unfavorable circumstances, Ana Ivanovic excelled at tennis very soon.
Ana moved to Basel, Switzerland following her passion where manager Dan Holzmann supported Ana and her mother. In the lieu of getting proper training, Ana spent her days in Basel working to build her dreams but got defeated when she was 15. Afraid that manager would abandon her due to poor result, Ana later realized Dan always has her back until today.
The excellent and persevering player, Ana Ivanovic training session did not go waste. She reached the final of 2004 Junior Wimbledon Tournament when she was just 17. However, she lost the final to Kateryna Bondarenko. With this progress, Ana drew the attention of the world towards herself as she almost beat Serena Williams the same year. Before becoming a pro in tennis, she had become one of the best young amateurs in Europe already therefore the competition was tough and predictable.
The following year, Ana won her first singles qualifier title in Australia defeating Melinda Czink. Subsequently, Ana Ivanovic net worth and ranking continued to rise as she won over one of the WTA top 10 players, Svetlana Kuznetsova. Nadia Petrova and Vera Zvonareva were other WTA top 10 players Ana won over proving her fruitful dedication and struggle for tennis.
In 2006, Ana’s rank in the world climbed to 14th. Her perseverance was too strong to climb to the 4th position the next year. Ana Ivanovic net worth also heightened with her position in her career.
Ana was all about hard work and devilish practice so that she can play like an angel, smooth and highly satisfying. For Ana, 2008 was a strong year when she reached the final of Australia Open. Nonetheless, she lost to Maria Sharapova and claimed 2nd WTA position. Ana was only 21 years old when she defeated Venus Williams in the quarterfinal of Australian Open that year. Definitely, the gain was not the game of fate. Ana had the best taste of her hard work when she defeated Dinara Safina winning her first Grand Slam at 2008 French Open.
Awards and Achievements
The Grand Slam rose Ana Ivanovic net worth as she became the first Serbian and the third Yugoslav to win it. Ana gained more popularity as she is the former Number 1 tennis player. She boasted this achievement in the year 2008 when she had dominated the tennis world slashing Grand Slam.
Apart from the awards Ana bagged as a professional tennis player, she is also recognized for her stunning looks. Maxim ranked her 59 in “Hot 100 Women” list in 2009. Similarly, she was ranked 55 in “100 Sexiest Women in the World” in 2010 FHM UK list. Ana’s pleasing personality and beautiful face have won more than just a couple of titles. Here are to name a couple of other titles she became famous with. She was placed in 99th position in “The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World” in 2008. In addition, Askmen’s list of the top 99 most desirable famous women in 2013 placed Ana in the 96th position.
Personal Life and TV Appearances
Apart from her training sessions, she studies finance at University of Belgrade. She spends her time relaxing and meanwhile practices Spanish. The education and child protection enthusiast became UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia on September, 2007.
Talking about her relationship and marriage, Ana married Bastian Schweinsteiger on July 12, 2016 in Venice. Schweinsteiger is a German professional football player. The couple spent two years dating and in relationship before they married.
The known faced Ana has appeared in a song called “Hurricane Ana” and a number of international magazines like FHM, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Vanidades and Grazia. Apart from these Ana Ivanovic net worth and fame also rose with her appearances in television shows like Virtua Tennis (2009), Smash Court Tennis 3 and Top Spin 4.
Net Worth and Salary
Competing in the world tournament during teens, Ana Ivanovic net worth was sure to rise as she grew up. The tall and beautiful Ana Ivanovic has not only set the tennis court on fire but also shook the celebrity world. With uncountable appearances in TVs and magazines Ana has made her way to grow up higher with fame and value. The flawless and strong player Ana Ivanovic net worth is $16 million.
The deserving and the strong player Ana Ivanovic has made her way high up in tennis. It is Ana’s hard work and passion that has taken her to the height of success in tennis.
— Ana Ivanovic (@AnaIvanovic) June 15, 2017