Ana Ivanovic Retires From Tennis at 29


Ana Ivanovic at the 2015 French Open. She won the tournament in 2008 and claimed 15 WTA Tour titles over all.

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LONDON — Ana Ivanovic, once the top-ranked women’s player in the world, announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday at 29.

“It was a difficult decision, but there is so much to celebrate,” Ivanovic, who saw her play slide because of injuries, said in a live broadcast on Facebook.

Ivanovic, of Serbia, won 15 WTA Tour titles, including the 2008 French Open, and was ranked 63rd at the time of her announcement. She said the injuries she had dealt with had contributed to her decision.

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