In his last match on the ATP Tour, Ivan Ljubicic was defeated by Ivan Dodig 6-0, 6-3 in Monte Carlo. He was overcome with emotion and said after ”I have to say that I felt like it could end up emotionally, but I didn’t expect it these big emotions really. It’s the end of something [...]
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Ivan Ljubicic will soon say so long to tennis as he plans to play his last match at the Monte Carlo Masters later this month. In last week’s Gloria magazine, he talks about retirement, romance with his wife and more.
On when he decided to end his career: “I made a final decision in early March in Dubai. [...]
While in Sweden for the Stockholm Open, number 1 seed Roger Federer took some time out to do an exhibition… err…um, practice. But he put on quite a show! Ivan Ljuvicic even joined in on the fun. Roger said, via his Facebook Page:
I Practiced in Stockholm this evening. The practice was opened to the [...]
After an enthralling Day 1 at the All England Club, anyone who thought that drama in England is reserved to London’s West End must surely think differently. With the men’s No. 1 seed in grave danger and marathon matches galore, we were transfixed. (And where else will commentators wax poetically about the beauty of a [...]
Most Amusing Player Exclamation: “Urrrrrrrrgggghhhh, this crap surface!” – Lleyton Hewitt, just as it started to rain while he was down two sets to Rafael Nadal.
Most Endearing Commentator Quote: “Please double fault!” – John McEnroe on NBC, pleading with Juan Carlos Ferrero (16), serving on match point to the last American man left in the [...]
Most Exciting Match: Ivan Ljubicic (14) vs. Mardy Fish, 6-2, 6-7(8), 4-6, 6-2, 10-8. This match was most exciting for us, because Ljubicic and Fish are two players that we would have liked to have seen go deep in the tournament. And Mardy almost had this one.
Early Exit: Last year’s French Open Women’s Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova [...]