Ana Ivanovic

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  1. MariaS

    MariaS Semi-Pro

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    I found this article about Ana Ivanovic's serve and found it interesting. :)

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/01/sports/playmagazine/601gift.html?_r=1&ref=tennis&oref=slogin

     
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  2. Djokovicfan4life

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    Great article! :)

    Ana's serve is excellent except for the toss, which Navratilova pointed out at the FO. It can go WAY out to the right sometimes.
     
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  3. Murray_Maniac

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    Its kinda funny how 1 messed up speedometer could generate an all-time record in history. Im not saying that thats the reason, but im just sayin what if?
     
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  4. 35ft6

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    I saw a girl at a cuban restaurant yesterday who was a dead ringer for Ana except she was hispanic.
     
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  5. Bjorn99

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    Navratilova claimed that? What a joke, she made a career out of tossing the ball to side as well. It is actually one way to have a back that doesn't need a chiropractic session every day. Martina, get the video camera out of your bedroom, and clue in.
     
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  6. Syfo-Dias

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    Many Cubans are of pure Spanish ancestry and many Spaniards look very much like other Europeans, so that seems pretty likely.
     
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  7. LuckyR

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    I read this article in the NY Times Sport magazine and decided that if she can hit serves 125 MPH and she is roughly my height and weight, then Gosh Darn, I should be able to do that.

    I especially liked the part about tossing into the court more, in order to disguise the serve type. I found very easily that this is true.
     
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  8. 35ft6

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    Almost exact same face, especially below the nose, the same underbite and slightly large jaw. Very cute.
     
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  9. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    It's a great article, I think with her serve and improved fitness both mentally and physically has been nothing but positives for her.
     
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