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Ivanovic again lost after first set at love, to Johanna Larsson in first round at the French Open. Ivanovic lost to Venus Williams in the second round at Eastbourne.
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Seeded 5th in Carlsbadshe avenged the previous week's loss by beating Ayumi Morita in straight sets despite trailing 0—5 in the second set. Ivanovic then cruised into semifinals. She eventually fell against top seed Vera Zvonareva in three sets. In Toronto and Cincinnati she won a total of three matches but against qualifiers. It was the first time she had ever defended her title in a tournament. US Open quarterfinal and Fed Cup final[ edit ] Ivanovic began her season in Brisbane where she was defeated in the second round by fifth seed Kim Clijsters in three sets, despite leading 3—0 in the final set.
Ivanovic then headed over to the Australian Open where she reached fourth round as a 21st seed. She beat three players outside the top 50, dropping no sets, but then met world No. She entered the top 20 of the world rankings after her run to the round of Ivanovic at the French Open Ivanovic next played in Doha.
Ivanovic then went to Dubai unseeded, where she upset Francesca Schiavone and beat Maria Kirilenko, before being defeated by 3rd seed Caroline Wozniacki. Ivanovic went over to Indian Wells as the 15th seed.
She was able to make a run all the way to the semifinals, posting victories over Caroline Wozniacki and Marion Bartoli, who were both in the top 8. She retired against Maria Sharapova after losing the first set. Despite this defeat she still moved into the top 15 for the first time since and became Serbian No.
Ivanovic then headed to Moscow for the Fed Cup semifinals, where after losing to Svetlana Kuznetsova in three tight sets, recovered, and beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to put Serbia ahead, 2—1. Ivanovic resumed tour action in Stuttgartwhere she was beaten by Mona Barthel in two tight sets. She then headed over to the newly blue-clayed Madrid where she breezed past Mathilde Johansson and Nadia Petrova, before falling in straight sets to world No.
Despite continuing in style and winning the first of the match, she lost to eventual finalist Sara Errani in the third round.
She then suffered a bad loss to 2nd seed Azarenka in the fourth round;  winning only one game. Despite the loss, her run caused her ranking to rise to No. Seeded 11th in singles, she defeated Christina McHale and local Elena Baltacha in straight sets, before losing for the sixth time to Kim Clijsters in third round. It didn't seem to affect Ivanovic as she was still able to reach her first Major quarterfinal since at US Openand also her first ever at that event.
In the quarterfinals Ivanovic was soundly defeated by Serena Williams. She came with a winning streak to Linzhaving won there previously in andbut her streak was finished in quarterfinals against qualifier Kirsten Flipkens. Ivanovic headed over to Moscow and made it all the way to the semifinal, having had a bye in the first round then defeating two qualifiers in straight sets. She lost to Samantha Stosur in three sets, despite winning the first. Ivanovic did not qualify to defend her title in Bali, and did not receive a wildcard-entry due to her participation at the Fed Cup.
Serbia took on the defending champions, Czech Republic. However, Ivanovic finished as the world No. In her first round-robin match, she beat Italy's Francesca Schiavone. She beat Ashleigh Barty and in her final round-robin match defeated Tatjana Malek to put Serbia into the final, having defeated Italy, Australia and Germany. While playing Spain, Djokovic gave Serbia a 1—0 tie lead but Anabel Medina Garrigues tied up the final at 1—1 after defeating Ivanovic in a closely fought singles match.
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Serbia then lost the deciding tie in mixed doubles. Ivanovic played in Pattaya City as the No. Ivanovic was then scheduled to play at the Fed Cup but withdrew due to shoulder injuries.
Ivanovic competed at the Qatar Total Open as the 12th seed. In her second round match, she defeated American teenager Taylor Townsend losing just three games. In the third round, she lost in three sets to big-serving Mona Barthel from Germany. However, Ivanovic lost to eighth seeded Errani in three sets in the fourth round.
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This marked the first time since the US Open that Ivanovic had lost to an opponent ranked outside the top Despite a slow start to the season, Ivanovic made good progress in the clay season. As a result of Ivanovic's more consistent tennis in the clay season, she reached the quarterfinals in Stuttgart despite not being seeded, and managed to reach the semifinals of the Premier Mandatory Madrid Open for the first time in her career.
At Wimbledonshe won her first round match-up against Virginie Razzanobut in the second round Ivanovic would be knocked out of the tournament by Eugenie Bouchard. At Carlsbad, she defeated Roberta Vinci before getting edged out by world No. Ivanovic was up 5—2 in the third set, but was unable to serve out the match and eventually lost when she sent a backhand long in the tiebreak.
At the US OpenIvanovic made it to the fourth round, narrowly scraping past American player Christina McHale in the third round by erasing two of her opponent's match points. Ivanovic made a whopping 51 unforced errors in her match against Christina McHale. In the fourth round, Ivanovic lost to Victoria Azarenka again in three sets.
By winning the first set in her fourth round loss to Victoria Azarenka, Ivanovic won her first set against a top ten opponent at a Major since she won the French Open, ending a streak of 15 consecutive sets lost against a top-ten seed.
Ivanovic then headed to Asia for the Premier events in Tokyo and Beijing after a two-week break. In the third round, she lost to Anqelique Kerber for the first time. In the latter, she moved past Flavia Pennetta in two sets despite trailing 5—1 in the first set.
She was then defeated surprisingly by Polona Hercog of Slovenia in straight sets. In the last eight, she was edged out by Samantha Stosur, who had also beaten her in the semifinals the year before. In her first round-robin match, Ivanovic captured a two-set victory over Pironkova. She then went on to defeat Stosur. She needed one more victory to come first in her group. However, Ivanovic lost to Vesnina for the second time this year despite leading 5—2 in third set and serving two times for the match.
But despite losing, she still qualified for the semifinals by winning a set, therefore coming second in her group after Stosur. In her semifinal match, she lost to eventual champion Simona Halep despite leading 3—0 in third set with two breaks in her own.
Ivanovic ended the season with a rank of Resurgence and return to the top 5[ edit ] Main article: At the Australian Openshe defeated No. She lost to 30th seed Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the quarterfinals in three sets.
Serbia would go on to lose the tie 1—4. Ivanovic then participated in Stuttgart where she made it all the way to the final, achieving back-to-back finals for the first time in her career. I do not make decisions instead of her, I only advise her.
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Some brands that arise for cooperation she knows of, some not, and in this case, we investigate. It always depends on her preferences. We also have conservative sponsors, but nobody's interest is to reject new ideas. Primarily because they are aware that her team knows best and our every idea is a benefit for the brand - explained Versi. For his client tennis is an absolute priority, which is why a few years ago she even refused to participate in the filming of a Hollywood movie.
She was not ready. Still, with each of your posts and tweets you share a part of your character. She is shy, a family person, even a little conservative for the girls of her age, and she was unwilling.
Then Novak Djokovic and Andrea Petkovic began to exercise pressure and she realized that in fact she was missing a lot - discovered Versi. The inevitable question was whether his job was difficult in the past year. The couple tied the knot in December They got engaged inless than four months after Hewitt's break-up with tennis star Kim Clijsters.
A few months later, they got married and have three children together. Thereafter, the pair started spending time on tour and eventually got married in October A year after their wedding, their son Jaden was born and inGraf gave birth to a daughter named Jaz. They added another member to their family in She began attending his matches from and they married in The couple have two children together.