PLAYER PROFILE

Ivana Popovic

  • Age21
  • 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

Year-end singles rankings

2021 454
2020 360
2019 462
2018 831

Ivana Popovic in the news

Ranking movers: James Duckworth makes top-50 debut
James Duckworth at the Paris Masters. Picture: Getty Images
8 November, 2021

In-form James Duckworth headlines an impressive group of Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Ranking movers: Aussie stars continue to rise
Australian players Thanasi Kokkinakis, Ellen Perez and James Duckworth. Pictures: Getty Images
25 October, 2021

Thanasi Kokkinakis, Ellen Perez and James Duckworth are among the Australian players enjoying ranking rises this week.
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Ranking movers: Duckworth rises to Australian No.2
James Duckworth in action. Picture: Astana Open
4 October, 2021

James Duckworth is now the No.2-ranked Australian man, improving to a career-high world No.54 in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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Bencic ends Sanders’ winning run in Adelaide
Storm Sanders serves during her Adelaide International quarterfinal. Picture: Tennis Australia
25 February, 2021

Second seed Belinda Bencic proves too strong for Australia's Storm Sanders in the Adelaide International quarterfinals.
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