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OK...part I, about love life...

Q: You have had a serious relationship. Was it hard for you to keep love alive in that relationship? To stay in a relationship? What did you expect from that relationship and your partner, and you didn't receive from him?

Ana: It is easy to have a bf and a relationship if both partners wants the same thing... If there is a mutual desire and will from both partners to stay in that relationship... Especially if there is a trust and every relationship should be based on trust and understanding...It takes time to know your partner very well, to start to trust him, and then, after that..Yes, we had difficult moments, it's not easy to be separated but if there is a will and desire from both parts - there is no obstacle that can not be removed.
This makes me think that Adam cheated the first time (as many here have speculated), and she took him back the second time (and probably the first time too) because she blames it on them both having to travel all the time and be apart. I don't like her accepting some of the blame because if he enters into the relationship with her then he should commit. Period. Anyways, then she took him back the second time thinking that no obstacle can get in the way of her love for him but then he just didn't want to truly commit to her once again. Twice burned,

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I see Adam as disfunctional, immature, totally fucked-up 32 years old BOY...Same type as Clooney or DiCaprio, -always dating beautiful women, but never married.He doesn't want to grow-up or to be responsible... Life is good for him: hot chicks, a lot of money, easy money, luxury hotels and vacations, private jets, has his own clothes line ...There is no need for him to change anything. Why would he do such a thing? No girl is going to love him like his mommy. There is no woman who can replace Marie Fuckin' Kojzar...

What bothers me most is the image that his PR team is selling to the media...shy, private guy, well manered and intelligent man, reserved...and then - BOOM - he cheated on Ana with Hudson...Can i say very promiscuious woman? What the hell was that? Opposites attracts?...I don't get it...He dates Ana, shy, introvert, very emotional and romantic girl, loyal and supportive girlfriend and that draws the envy of millions of men. But he couldn't care less, because he said he would pay to Scarlett Johansson to play a round of golf with him???!?

Ana just turned 21 when she met Adam in'08. He was 29 then...No way he didn't notice she knows nothing about music, love, sex, life in general...He used her ...The media, fans, haters, bloggers were describing Ana as a "rebound" girl...It was sad to see...Even Myles tweeted couple of months ago : "Seems poor Ana may have been the rebound girl" (after reading Adam's interview from January'12)...She deleted that tweet later ...

I think Ana's expectations of the relationship might be too high...Her criteria for a boyfriend are too high. She'll only end up disappointed or frustrated...She'd better understand that perfection only exsist in theory and that real relationship can be nice and useful even if it's only "good"...Chasing for the absolute will only get her empty-handed.
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Ana Ivanovic: I stole chocolate cream from the fridge! (VIDEO)
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The best Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic visited a primary school "Filip Filipovic" in Banjica within UNICEF campaign "School without Violence". Thirteen players of the world took the opportunity to socialize with students on violence and talk with teachers and parents of children. Later, her kids ask questions that Ana responded with a smile. - It's not easy to be a top athlete. There are a lot of rules to be followed. I'm not difficult because they are pridržavan so I made ​​what I believe. The same is true with violence, if we believe the most important is the camaraderie that we agree on everything, we respect everyone, because everyone is equally worth and should not poke fun at him and manhandle - said Ana Ivanovic. Serbian tennis player was contended that raising children comes from family and house. - Children mirror their parents. Each of us carries the upbringing of the house. My parents were always there for me, giving me support, you deserve it and scolded, but I still like the biggest support in life. There are always children who break the rules, but this is normal - Ana said. now an issue of students who have to rule she violated? - Uh! - Ana smiled and continued - there were not a lot. Let's say I furtive of dads and moms Eurocrats are stealing from the fridge - honest Ivanovic. A young boy asked if Serbian beauty has a boyfriend? - I do not have a boyfriend - she laughed Anna, a little boy said he has two older brothers free. many in Ana wanted to see how reacts when playing against a player who is not really her favorite? - Of course there are fewer opponents who lie to me, which annoys me, and tactics of those with whom I have a friendly relationship. Then you have a great desire to win and they could burn it. That's why I always try not to think about rivals, but on my game. Just so you can be up and kocentrisani reach victory - she has the best Serbian tennis player. Following an hour lectures and stories about the fight The Anti-Violence in Schools, Ana Ivanovic has emerged to meet the kids and signing autographs painting is. Primary School Students "Filip Filipovic" were both impressed with what is our best, and in the opinion of many, the most beautiful tennis player in the world visited the school. Belgrade is the umpteenth time he could see the humanity of Ana Ivanovic.
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Even Myles tweeted couple of months ago : "Seems poor Ana may have been the rebound girl" (after reading Adam's interview from January'12)...She deleted that tweet later ...
Isn't Myles that bitter journalist from Twitter who always bitches about Ana? God, that woman should learn to mind her own business. We are fans,you expect the fans to do some speculating, but a professional journalist...? Does she have any idea how wrong it looks when she writes something like that. It's not like some juicy gossip, it's more like a bitchy comment from a frustrated woman.

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Yes, she never misses an opportunity to do that...She "defended" Ana (from other bloggers just once - when Ana decided to play Montreal'12...I remember, she watched Ana's practice ( i forgot where was it - in Canada or US) but she took a bounch of pics of Ana and uploaded 35-40 pics on her own blog...A bit obsessed?

That tweet about Ana as a "rebound girl" ...i believe it was on same day when Adam suppose to win his first major...I was following her "debate" with Izzy on twitter...Izzy was pissed...i was super - ultra - mega - giga pissed and i was thinking...no way, you can't win a major at Lytham St.Anne's...St.Anne...St.Anne...Sveta Ana...
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Well, I've always wondered how these girls are supposed to have "real" relationships anyway considering the amount of travel that they do. Men's tennis players tend to date girls who don't have real jobs (or at least jobs who afford them a lot of off-time, like models), so the women can follow them around the world. With women's players, it's different because you're not going to find many guys who will do the same for the woman. So unless the female player is dating a male tennis player, I think it's very hard.

Verdasco had to be the worst possible choice though, yuck.
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IVANOVIĆEVA U NOVOM KONDICIONOM PROGRAMU

Sa Zlatkom Novkovićem odradila sam seriju treninga u Beogradu, a on putuje sa mnom i u Dubai, otkrila je Ana za „Novosti“ tokom druženja sa osnovcima


Uz dečje osmehe, graju i dobro raspoloženje, ambasadorka Unicefa Ana Ivanović pokrenula je pobedničke motore u svom šampionskom pogonu mesec dana pre starta naredne sezone. Već nekoliko dana bivša kraljica Garosa žestoko radi na snazi i fitnesu, povećala je unos proteina, a na kondicionim treninzima u Beogradu sve je strogo kontrolisao novi član njenog tima Zlatko Novković.

Ovaj stručnjak je zadobio poverenje naše teniserke, zajedno putuju i u Dubai, i do kraja decembra trebalo bi da joj pomogne da naprave savršenu bazu za uspon ka top 10 na rang listi.

Još prošle nedelje sam počelala sa fizičkim pripremama, i to ovde u Beogradu. Imamo velike ciljeve za 2013, uz dobru šansu da u prvom delu sledeće godine dodam neke poene i da se još podignem na listi. Da bih to i ostvarila, pripremni period mi je veoma važan, pre svega kako bih napravila dobru bazu. To u poslednjih nekoliko godina nije bio slučaj, jer sam imala dosta povreda, pa nisam mogla da radim na onako jakoj fizičkoj pripremi kako sam želela.

Tenis je uvek bio prisutan u mom radu, ali fizički deo nije, tako da ove godine želim da mi akcenat bude na tome kako bih spremna dočekala sledeću sezonu. U tome će mi, pored Najdžela Sirsa, pomoći i Zlatko, sa kojim imam dobru saradnju - otkrila je Ana Ivanović, za "Novosti", posle druženja sa osnovcima u školi "Filip Filipović" u Beogradu.

Ana, kao nacionalni ambasador Unicefa, zajedno sa učenicima iz još četiri škole iz programa "Škola bez nasilja" ("Mihailo Petrović Alas", "Svetislav Golubović Mitraljeta", "Miroslav Antić" i "Vasa Čarapić"), definisala je određena pravila ponašanja i razgovarala o značaju njihovih poštovanja i sprovođenja u delo, kako bi se smanjilo nasilno ponašanje i promovisalo prijateljstvo, solidarnost, iskrenost, razumevanje.

Nije lako biti sportista, a u profesionalnom sportu zaista ima mnogo pravila kojih moramo da se pridržavamo. Meni nije teško, znam zašto to činim - važno mi je da postignem ono u šta verujem. Isto je i sa nasiljem. Ako verujemo da je drugarstvo najvažnije, da možemo da se dogovorimo oo svemu, da svako od nas vredi, da ima i drugih načina da se dokažemo, a ne da nekoga ismejavamo ili maltretiramo, neće nam biti teško da se pridržavamo pravila nenasilja - poručila je Ana.

Najbolja srpska igračica objasnila je klincima da vaspitanje pre svega dolazi iz porodice i kuće.

Deca su ogledalo roditelja. Vaspitanje je nešto što se nosi iz kuće. Moji roditelji su uvek bili uz mene, podržavali me, kad to zaslužim, i kritikovali su me, ali su uvek bili moj najveći oslonac u životu. Ja sam se trudila da im na to uzvratim primernim ponašanjem, mada uvek postoje neka sitna pravila koja deca znaju da prekrše - priznala je Ana.

Decu je odmah zainteresovalo šta je to što je ona prekršila, na šta se Ivanovićeva nasmejala.

Pa, nije bilo mnogo takvih slučajeva. Recimo, krišom sam od tate i mame krala eurokrem iz frižidera - iskrena je bila Ana.

Jedan dečak je potom postavio pitanje: "Imaš li dečka?" Svi u sali na to su se nasmejali, pogotovo Ana, koja se i blago zarumenela, rekavši: "Uh, baš gađaš u centar".

Ne, nemam dečka - rekla mu je Ana, a mališan je odmah hrabro dodao da ima dva slobodna starija brata.

Posle jednoipočasovnog druženja u školi na Banjici, Ivanovićeva je otišla do svog stana da se spakuje, kako bi stigla na let za Italiju.

Za vikend ću biti u Milanu, gde učestvujem na teniskoj egzibiciji zajedno sa Šarapovom, Eranijevom i Vinčijevom. Posle toga nastavljam sa pripremama, u koje ću uključiti malo više teniskih treninga - zaključuje srpska teniska princeza.

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AKLIMATIZACIJA U EMIRATIMA

Zavrsna glazura pred odlazak u Australiju na Hopman kup biće urađena u Emiratima.

Idem u Dubai na dve nedelje tokom decembra. Izabrala sam Emirate zbog lakšeg privikavanja na klimatske uslove koji me čekaju u Australiji. Odatle idem direktno u Pert.
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Great news. I love the plan, at least the part that was revealed in that article. Good luck, Anči.

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Awesome! My translator was a little iffy so is this guy, Zlatko Novković, going to be with her all next year as a permanent member of her team or just during the off-season? Please be a permanent addition to her team!

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Awesome! My translator was a little iffy so is this guy, Zlatko Novković, going to be with her all next year as a permanent member of her team or just during the off-season? Please be a permanent addition to her team!
The only sure thing is that he'll work with her during the off season. The best solution is to have a permanent coach, but when I remember last years' off season... Working with Tina Maio, freezing her butt off on golf courses... this is better. Links that Iva posted are good, there's a fitness plan for tennis players on one of those pages.

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That's some good news.. hopefully she does focus on fitness.. and hopefully she hires this guy full time. I don't think working on this just the off season will make that much of a difference, it has to be a permanent thing.. but either way seems better than the past off season.

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Ana Ivanovic has landed this morning at Malpensa airport. The former world No. 1 will participate in the Grand Challenge on December 1 at the Forum of Assago.
It will give a few days of relaxation and shopping area, before World Challenge that will star along with another great tennis, Maria Sharapova. The two tennis players compete on the field of Mediolanum Forum in Assago the Italian pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. Ana Ivanovic is back to play at a high level after a difficult period, ending the year at the 13th position in the world ranking female.
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The new issue of British tennis magazine tennishead includes a lengthy feature about Ana, focusing on her partnership with coach Nigel Sears.

The following is a reproduction of the story by Paul Newman:

Dream Team

British coach Nigel Sears has helped Ana Ivanovic rediscover her best tennis in 2012. They make the perfect unit, says the Serb

Her season did not finish the way she would have wanted, with Serbia losing to the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final, but it has still been a memorable year for Ana Ivanovic. After repeatedly struggling to live up to the promise of her 2008 French Open victory, the 25-year-old Serb finished 2012 at No.13 in the world rankings, her highest year-end position for four years, and enjoyed her best season in Grand Slam competition since her Roland Garros triumph. Most importantly of all, she has at last found a coach, Nigel Sears, who she believes can take her back among the world’s elite.

Ivanovic appeared to have the world at her feet when she won the French Open and subsequently became No.1 in the world. However, her results in Grand Slam tournaments tell the story of her subsequent decline. Until this year’s US Open, Ivanovic had failed to reach the quarter-finals of 17 successive Grand Slam tournaments, suffering four first-round defeats along the way and losing to unheralded opponents like Ekaterina Makarova, Kateryna Bondarenko and Johanna Larsson. In the spring of 2010 she even dropped out of the world’s top 50, less than two years after topping the rankings. Injuries played a part, but what appeared to be at the root of Ivanovic’s problems was her failure to find the right coach. Until linking up with Sears, she had worked with five different coaches since starting out on the women’s tour, not counting the adidas personnel to whom she kept returning on a temporary basis when she found herself working on her own again.

“I made some choices that weren’t right in the past,” Ivanovic admits. “It cost me in terms of my confidence and everything. But I think that some things happen for a reason and I think it was my fault as much as someone else’s. I’m just happy now that I’ve found the right person and that I didn’t give up, because it has been hard at times.”

Sears was head coach of women’s tennis at the Lawn Tennis Association in London when Ivanovic approached him in the summer of 2011. He first made a name for himself coaching some of Britain’s leading men, including Jeremy Bates and Mark Petchey, but in more recent times he has worked almost exclusively with women. He coached Amanda Coezter and Daniela Hantuchova and then spent five years at the LTA, where he helped a succession of British women to make their mark on the international stage.

Given her track record in terms of coaches, you might think Ivanovic was a difficult player to work with, someone who always blames others when things are going wrong. However, the description could not be further from the truth. The Serb is one of the sweetest natured players on the women’s tour and seems to have a smile and a kind word for everyone. She admits, nevertheless, that she has felt uncomfortable with the intensity of her relationships with some of her coaches in the past. The itinerant nature of professional tennis means that players and coaches often spend many hours a day in each other’s company, which can put major pressures on both parties.

“Our job is quite strange in that we hire a coach and therefore we’re the boss,” Ivanovic said. “But coaches tell us what to do and I think some [male] coaches might struggle with the idea of a girl being the boss and telling them: ‘I don’t want to see you now. I want to have some time to myself.’ So many coaches try to hold on and are too controlling – and that doesn’t make for a healthy relationship. That’s why I think you find a big difference in the relationship between men and their coaches and between women and their coaches.”

When Ivanovic played at last year’s Hopman Cup in Perth alongside Novak Djokovic she looked with envy at her fellow Serb’s relationship with his entourage. “I saw how much fun they have and how relaxed they are,” she said. “That’s always something that’s going to help you perform better because you’re in a positive environment. Girls are a little bit different to guys. We are so much more stressed about everything. It was such a nice thing to see. I was thinking: ‘Why can’t I do that within my team?’”

Both Sears and Ivanovic think it helps that he has a daughter – Kim, Andy Murray’s long-term girlfriend of the same age. “We have a good professional working relationship and we give each other some space,” Sears said. “I’ve learned over the years that this is a healthy thing.”

Ivanovic agrees. “I think it’s very important to keep some distance, so that once you go on the court you can become more professional,” she said. “He really respects it if I want to spend time with my friends and don’t want to have breakfast, lunch and dinner with him. There are times when the only people you spend time with are the people in your team. That’s hard, because I think: ‘I’m a girl. I want to hang out with other girls. I just want to be a normal young woman.’”

Sears says that “every day is different” with women players. “More than anything, you’re dealing with a greater swing of emotions,” he said when asked to compare working with men and women. “You also have to figure out what women respond to and perhaps be a little bit more sensitive than you would be when dealing with men. You can probably afford to be a little bit more direct with the men in terms of communication. I think you have to practise your listening skills with women. I’m really happy that I’m now working at a time when I’ve had a lot of experience. Believe me, I draw on that experience every day.”

The Briton, nevertheless, is not the sort to hold back in his criticism, which is fine by Ivanovic. “Most of the coaches just tell you: ‘No, no, you’re doing well. This is fine,’” she said. “But I actually want someone who will tell me what I didn’t do right, so that I can improve. Sometimes it’s important to lie a bit and build up a player’s confidence, but at other times you want to hear the truth.” Can Sears be quite hard in his comments? “Yes – and sometimes it upsets me,” Ivanovic said. “But I think it’s better that way because it pushes me to improve. And as much as I’m a perfectionist, he’s a perfectionist too. He’s always trying to make me better – and that’s the only way to work.”

Ivanovic’s British connections do not end with Sears. She has been a frequent visitor to London to see her brother, Milos, who has been studying there, and to consult Mark Bender, a physiotherapist who worked with her at three of this year’s Grand Slam tournaments. She has also trained at the National Tennis Centre at Roehampton. The director of her management company is another Briton, Gavin Versi, who is a former freelance journalist.

Joseph Sirianni, a former top 200 player from Australia, has joined her team as a hitting partner at several tournaments this year and she hopes to use him more in 2013. Ivanovic is spending most of the off season training in Dubai before heading to the Hopman Cup in Perth, which will be her only tournament before the Australian Open.

Players of Ivanovic’s stature tend to judge themselves on their results in the biggest events and it has been her performances at Grand Slam level this year that offer her the greatest encouragement for the future. Having reached the fourth round at both the Australian Open and Wimbledon and the third round at the French Open, Ivanovic played in her first Grand Slam quarter-final for four years at the US Open before losing to the eventual champion, Serena Williams.

“Nigel and I have worked very well this year,” she said. “I’ve made good progress, as shown by my improvement in ranking. Perhaps more importantly, I was able to finally reach a Grand Slam quarter-final after so long. I feel like I’m well-placed to achieve my goal of getting back to the top 10 early next year, then see how far I can go. Next year I’m looking for greater consistency. I feel like I played some great matches this year, for example against [Caroline] Wozniacki in Indian Wells, but I also had some disappointing results. But I’m definitely moving in the right direction and I’m close to the top 10. Unfortunately I didn’t win a WTA title, but on the other hand we enjoyed a lot of success in the Fed Cup.”

Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic were the inspiration as Serbia reached their first Fed Cup final. In the end they fell just short of emulating the Davis Cup feats of Djokovic and company two years earlier, but Ivanovic, whose preparations had been disrupted by a hip injury suffered the previous month in Moscow, had the satisfaction of keeping the final alive on the second day in Prague with her victory over the home favourite, Petra Kvitova. It was the sort of win that Ivanovic used to enjoy regularly, for she was no one-hit wonder: in the five Grand Slam tournaments from the French Open of 2007 to Roland Garros in 2008 Ivanovic reached three finals, one semi-final and one fourth round.

Does her coach believe she can rescale those heights? Sears is too wise an owl to burden his player with any such expectations. “I stay away from that kind of question,” he said. “You just focus on getting better every day. She’s already been world No.1. She’s already won the French Open. If she just concentrates on getting better and reminds herself that she is that kind of level, then you have a lot more chance of achieving those things again. Firstly you have to see the ranking go up. You have to have wins registered against other top players. And she’s starting to do that again. Then you have to find yourself in the top 10 and in the second week of Slams regularly before you can start talking about winning them.”

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