The former right-handed Siberian professional tennis player Ana Ivanovic Schweinsteiger was born on 6th November 1987 in Belgrade, SR Siberia, SFR Yugoslavia. In the field of tennis, she is popularly recognized as Ana Ivanovic. Her mother Dragana was a lawyer and her father Miroslav a businessman. Her parents supported as many tournaments as they possibly could. Ivanovic has a younger brother named Milos. At the just age of 5, Ana picked up her tennis racket. For better training, she moved to Basel, Switzerland with her mother at the age of 13. She stepped her first step in the tennis arena in the year 2003. She got her first breakthrough in 2004 in Zurich open where she qualified and Very closely beaten by Venus Williams. She was ranked no.1 in the world in 2008 after she had washed-up Dinara Safina to win the 2008 French Open. She was the runner-up of the 2007 French Open and also the 2008 Australian Open. Ana achieved 14 WTA Tour singles titles and similarly one Grand Slam singles title to the French Open in 2008. She also qualified for WTA Tour Championships three times and won the year-end WTA Tournament of Championships twice. She was named one of the top 30 female tennis players of all time, according to a survey in Time magazine and also she was ranked on Top 100 Greatest Players Ever by reporter Matthew Cronin.
At her best time, she defeated many renowned tennis players including Nadia Petrova, Maria Sharapova, Vera Zvonareva, Martina Hingis, Simona Halep, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber and of course Serena Williams. Ana Ivanovic was famous for her aggressive style of play and brilliant forehand. In the fall of December 2016, she announced her retirement. The main reason for this was that she was not able to perform such high-level performances.
Ivanovic got married to German football icon Bastian Schweinsteiger on 12th July 2016 in Venice. This sporty couple has two sons. She became a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia on 8th September 2007. She takes extra interest in the fields of child education and defense.