Australian Open crowd favourite Ana Ivanovic exited the tournament in quick time today, disappointing her legion of, mostly male, fans. The year-old Merry christmas hunk glamour girl, the tournament's 13th seed, lasted just 51 minutes in her third round match against Russia's 22nd seed Vera Zvonareva.
Zvonareva cruised to a victory in the match, which was rescheduled from Margaret Court Arena to under the roof at Rod Laver Arena because of persistent rain in Melbourne today. Ivanovic's loss meant that the tournament lost a major drawcard, with the teenager having captured the heart of the Melbourne public, not only for her Mom strips for sons friend good looks and rapid rise up the rankings.
She is also something of an adopted daughter, regarding Melbourne as almost a home away from home, with her uncle and aunt living in the suburb of Mentone.
Ivanovic Www uploadpie com to Melbourne early to visit relatives and prepare for the Open and also spent a fortnight in Sydney training last month. But all that preparation failed to pay off, as she struggled to eliminate Polish year-old Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round before her thrashing by Zvonareva today.
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