Press & Interviews

NASDAQ-100 OPEN: An interview with: ANA IVANOVIC (March 28) Mar 29th 2005

Q. I was watching. At the end, obviously you played well, but a couple of let cords helped a little bit.

ANA IVANOVIC: Yeah, yeah, I think third set I played quite well. I think it was a good match. She played also very well. On the end I really pushed to the maximum, I gave my best, and I was really little bit lucky.

Q. It was 4‑5, she served for the match. Two in one game, dead lets. Then to start the next game...

Canberra: The Interview Jan 16th 2005

Seventeen-year-old Ana Ivanovic of Serbia and Montenegro won her first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title Saturday after beating Melinda Czink in a history-making final of the Richard Luton Properties Canberra Women's Classic.

In just her fifth Tour-sanctioned event, Ivanovic showed nerves of steel to take the match in straight sets 75 61.

"It's an amazing feeling," Ivanovic said. "I didn't expect to win this tournament. I was a little nervous in the beginning today and she (Czink) was playing very well.