Instructions on how to serve like Ana Ivanovic

Animated instructional on how to serve like Ana Ivanovic

The New York Times’ Play magazine has a great article by TENNIS magazine’s Peter Bodo that explains why world No.2 Ana Ivanovic has such a good serve.

Peter Bodo interviewed Ivanovic’s coach Sven Groeneveld and Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, who holds the record for the fastest serve in qualifying rounds in the WTA tour, about Ivanovic’s strengths and the aspects of developing a consistent service motion.

There is also this video of Ivanovic serving, followed by an interesting animated analysis of her serve.

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