Ana Ivanovic: Tennis's Next Megastar

The product of a country crushed by war, 20-year-old Ana Ivanovic is No. 1 in the world and gunning for Wimbledon. Meet tennis's next megastar

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Ana Ivanovic

Oh, you know those tennis divas. Coddled from childhood. Pushed by their parents to some high-priced academy. Coached day and night. Flights in first class. Bombs sailing by Grandma's front door.

What's that? Well, let's just say Ana Ivanovic, the French Open champion and new top-ranked women's player in the world, had a slightly tougher ride than most tennis pros. Reared in the war-torn Serbia of the 1990s, Ivanovic has risen from her home country's ashes to become the best in the game, the leader of the unlikely Serbian revolution that includes Jelena Jankovic, the second-ranked woman in the world, and...

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