PLAYER PROFILE

Ivana Popovic

  • Age19
  • Born19 September 2000
  • Birth PlaceSydney, (New South Wales)
  • LivesSydney, (New South Wales)
  • Height157 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJanine Thompson & Steve Randjelovic
“I think I always had this level inside me.”

— Ivana Popovic, 4 Oct 2019

» Popovic into second straight semi

On court

  • An aggressive ball striker who likes to take shots on the rise
  • Reached the junior doubles quarterfinals at Australian Open 2017
  • Spent much of 2018 competing on the ITF Womens Circuit; reached quarterfinals of the 2018 Formosa Cup in Chinese Taipei
  • Semifinalist at the 2017 New South Wales Junior International
  • Finalist at the 2017 Gallipoli Youth Cup, held at Melbourne Park

Off court

  • cites Serena Williams and Monica Seles as her heroes

Ivana Popovic in the news

Biggest movers: career-best marks for O’Connell, Inglis
Maddison Inglis (L) and Christopher O'Connell (Getty Images)
15 October, 2019

Continued success for Christopher O'Connell and Maddison Inglis has seen the Australian duo hit career-high rankings this week.
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Saville returns to Brisbane final
SavilleBrisbane19
5 October, 2019

Luke Saville makes the most of his wildcard entry in Brisbane, reaching the final with another solid display.
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Popovic into second straight semi
Popovic (4)
4 October, 2019

Teenage wildcard Ivana Popovic reaches a second consecutive Australian Pro Tour semifinal, backing up her win over Destanee Aiava with another solid outing in Brisbane.
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Biggest movers: Cabrera, Myers make gains
Lizette Cabrera
1 October, 2019

Darwin Pro Tour finalists Lizette Cabrera and Abbie Myers make big gains in this week's WTA rankings while Thanasi Kokkinakis was rewarded for his trip to the final at the…
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