PLAYER PROFILE

Ivana Popovic

  • Age18
  • Born19 September 2000
  • Birth PlaceSydney, (New South Wales)
  • LivesSydney, (New South Wales)
  • Height157 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJanine Thompson & Steve Randjelovic

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

Da Silva-Fick survives, reaches 18/u semifinals
Gabriella Da Silva-Fick; Getty Images
6 December, 2018

Top seed Gabriella Da-Silva Fick beat Ivana Popovic in a third-set tiebreak to reach the last four of the 18/u Australian Championships, while top two seeds Alexander Crnokrak…
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Sonton, Winter win through to 14/u quarterfinals
Hana Sonton in action at the December Showdown (credit: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
3 December, 2018

There was more steady progress for the top seeds in the 14/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park while on Monday main-draw action got underway in the 18/u tournament.
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