Tennis tours have been on the unusual break over three months as a consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic. The players and fans hope the tournament will resume as soon as possible. At the same time, Governing bodies are taking actions to conduct tennis matches whenever it is possible. Former World No.01 Ana Ivanovic predicts an unprecedented tennis break would help emerging players.
2008 Roland Garros champion Ivanovic feels the enforced tennis break would be not affected the young player’s performance on the courts.
“I was out injured for two months and it was hard enough. Some players find it easier to get used to it. Some players get injured for a few months, come back and they are as strong as before. “It is very individual but you would think it would favor the younger players because it would be easier to get match fit and into match rhythm.”– Ana Ivanovic said on Eurosport’s Hanging out with Babsi.
What Ana Ivanovic Says About Serena Williams 24th Grand Slam
Serena Williams and Ana Ivanovic met four occasions in the major tournaments. Williams leads the series 3-1. In the last meeting, Ana Ivanovic beat Serena Williams in the three sets at the 2014 Australian Open.
Serbian tennis sensation Ivanovic explained that “I think with Serena it’s more the thought of winning that extra Grand Slam rather than if she can,”
The mother of two children, Ivanovic feels Williams needed to overcome her emotional barriers to win a record-equaling Grand Slam title, “With Serena, she has made so many Grand Slam finals since giving birth – it’s just the emotional side of making that step and winning the title”.
As a 37-year-old Ana Ivanovic won her first and final Grand Slam title at 2008 Roland Garros. Consequently, She became a world number one on June 9, 2008. Eventually, Serbian retired from professional tennis on December 28, 2016.