Ana Ivanovic announced yesterday that she has made a coaching move. The Serbian beauty who has been coachless will now take instruction from Dejan Petrovic on a trial basis this summer.
The Australian born Petrovic, a former Challenger level player and Davis Cup captain, worked with Novak Djokovic during the World No. 1’s teen years and currently runs a tennis academy in Serbia. He also has recent coaching ties to Malek Jaziri.
The 11th-ranked Ivanovic has had a excellent 2014 with three WTA titles and a win over Serena Williams at the Australian Open.
Ivanovic and Petrovic will debut in Stanford a week from Monday.
According to wikipedia, here’s a list of Ivanovic’s coaches:
Zoltan Kuharszky (?–2006)
David Taylor (2006–2007)
Sven Groeneveld (?–2009)
Craig Kardon (2009)
Heinz Günthardt (2010)
António van Grichen (2010–2011)
Nigel Sears (2011–2013)
Nemanja Kontic (2013–2014)
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