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Ana Ivanovic storms past Patty Schnyder for Linz title

Ana Ivanovic

The Generali Ladies Linz was the last tournament Ana Ivanovic won and two years later the Serb ended her title drought by winning the same event and in a pretty impressive fashion – without dropping a set and by winning the final against 47th-ranked Patty Schynder in just 47 minutes.

Both players had a 100% conversion of break points, but Ivanovic had six such chances compared to Schnyder’s two. After just 18 minutes of play Ivaanovic served for the first set at 5-1 and before you knew it she won the whole match 6-1 6-2.

The 2010 Generali Ladies Linz is Ivanovic’s ninth career title. The world No.29 has earned $37,000 and 280 ranking points with her successful showing at the Austrian tournament. (photo: Ralf Reinecke)

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9 thoughts on “Ana Ivanovic storms past Patty Schnyder for Linz title

  1. bb

    Bravo Ana! She played like a top 5 player in the finals! Congrats to her! I wish her all the best in her future career. Next year will be a "make it back to the top" year hopefully where she will win bigger titles (maybe even go far in some GS)! All the best to our Anci!

  2. soko

    Bravo Ana ! Unfortunately she has decided to play doubles in Luxembourg before accepted WC for Linz so she will probably be exhausted. Anyway I hope (expect) that she will achieve good results in Luxembourg and Bali.
    It was so good watching her this week :-)

  3. Marine

    I agree, she was the best replacement possible for Serena Williams. I only watched one match, when she played Goerges and she played as in the "good old days". This must gave her a lot of confidence for the future tournaments so hopefully we'll see some of her best tennis at the biggest stages soon.

  4. Bróna

    It has been a pleasure watching Ana play this week. She did so well and this title has been a long time coming. I'm very proud of her. Long may it continue :)

  5. Curtis

    Ajde Ana! I am so "trilled". It's been 2 years in the waiting but I am happy that Ana's hard work has finally payed off. Hopefully this is just the beginning of many good things to come for Ana. :)

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