Ana Ivanovic born November 6, 1987, in Belgrade, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian professional tennis player. She is currently ranked World No. 2 and is the top ranked Serbian player, just in front of compatriot Jelena Jankovic. At the 2007 French Open, Ivanovic reached her first Grand Slam singles final, losing to Justine Henin. She also reached the semifinals of Wimbledon and the Women's Tennis Association Tour Championships in 2007. At the 2008 Australian Open final, she was defeated by Maria Sharapova.
Ivanovic was born in an ethnic Serb family. Her mother, Dragana, a lawyer, attends her daughter's matches all season along, while Ana's father, Miroslav, who is a self-employed businessman attends as many events as he possibly can. Ana has a younger brother, Miloš, with whom she loves to play basketball.Other hobbies include shopping, watching movies and playing Sudoku. Ivanovic's uncle is a former football player and her coach although she chooses not to have a permanent coach.Aside from her tennis career, Ivanovic also studies finance and Spanish at a university in Belgrade.One of her uncles lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her inspiration to begin playing was Monica Seles, and she also admires Roger Federer.