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Ana Ivanovic Biography

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Ana Ivanovic was born on November 6, 1987 in her hometown of Belgrade, Serbia. Ivanovic is a Serbian female athlete, former World No.1-ranked tennis player, much sought-after photo model and global sports star. She won the 2008 French Open and was the runner-up in singles at the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open.

Ana started playing tennis at the age of 5, and greatly admires her family for the support they have given her.
In September 2007, Ana Ivanovic became a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia and an advocate for child rights, particularly in the areas of education and child protection.
Ivanovic has donated funds for the “School without Violence”  programme, enabling many additional schools in Serbia to begin to implement this programme, and is supportive of UNICEF’s Child-Friendly School model.


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