PLAYER PROFILE

Ivana Popovic

  • Age20
  • Born19 September 2000
  • Birth PlaceSydney, (New South Wales)
  • LivesSydney, (New South Wales)
  • Height157 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJanine Thompson & Steve Randjelovic
“I’ve got another opportunity to do better, to learn more I guess.”

— Ivana Popovic, 31 Jan 2020

» Popovic continues Burnie streak

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

Myers leads Aussie pack in Mildura
ONE TO WATCH: Abbie Myers in action. Picture: Getty Images
5 March, 2020

Abbie Myers and Arina Rodionova among top Aussie contenders remaining on track in Mildura.
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Marshall through in Launceston
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5 February, 2020

18-year-old South Australian wildcard, Amber Marshall, has celebrated an early win in Launceston.
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Rankings watch: Kyrgios returns to top 20
ON THE RISE: Nick Kyrgios is back in the world's top 20 after his Australian Open run. Picture: Getty Images
4 February, 2020

From impressive rises to career-high rankings, many Australian players made giant strides in the latest rankings.
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Inglis into Burnie final with upset win
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Maddison Inglis of Australia celebrates a point in her match against Rebecca Sramkova of Slovakia during 2020 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
1 February, 2020

Maddison Inglis earns a top 100 victory and enters the final in Burnie after straight sets win over Spanish second seed.
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