Goran Ivanisevic Articles & Interviews




L'Equipe - 6 January 2000 - He looks like an ATP Tour zombie, wandering from one court to the next with no apparent goal. His head sunk into his shoulders, a blank look in his eyes, Goran Ivanisevic ambles with his distinctive rolling gait into the perils of each tournament.

Sports.com - 18 January 2000 - Three times he has come within a whisker of winning Wimbledon with its grass courts ideal for the big-serving game of the Croat who yearns to add his name to the roster of champions at the All England Club.

Ivanisevic puts 1999, and Pioline, behind him - 18 January 2000 - 'This court is better for me because it's fast. But he is a tough opponent, I can lose to him,' he said. 'I can do well, but I can also lose.'

The Australian Open - 19 January 2000 - Three-time Wimbledon finalist Goran Ivanisevic provided the firepower on court to beat 13th-seeded Frenchman Cedric Pioline at the Australian Open on Tuesday, and then supplied the laughs off it

THE ERICSSON OPEN - 23 March 2000 - Interview With Goran Ivanisevic - I think I still have two, three good years to play. I believe that. With my physic, I'm not getting fat, I'm not getting slower; I'm getting older

MONTE CARLO OPEN 18 April 2000 - Interview With Goran Ivanisevic - I mean, when I look back last year this time here I played disgusting match against Arazi on center court. I was just waiting to finish and go because it was really -- but today I enjoyed.

The Sunday Times, July 16 2000 - Goran Ivanisevic, the 28-year old Croat, is living testimony that in sport runners-up are not always forgotten. As playing captain, Ivanisevic led his team onto Court No 1. The crowd gasped when they saw the hulking 6ft 9in frame of Ivo Karlovic, his doubles partner. For Ivanisevic they reserved a combination of awe and respect.

First Round Stella Artois Interview - 1998 - I surprised myself from the beginning and I played one bad game. It was a good match, everytime I had break points on his serve..he had only 1 or 2 on mine and he broke me once, but I am happy the way I played

Associated Press - 14 August 2000 - For Ivanisevic, the match was a huge disappointment. He had not competed since Wimbledon in an effort to escape the double faults that have been plaguing him for a year.

The Independent - 30 August 2000 - Goran Ivanisevic, Wimbledon's favourite bridesmaid, is in so much turmoil that he spoke of retiring before next month's Olympic Games in Sydney.

BBC Sport - 26 November 2000 - Even in the tempestuous career of Goran Ivanisevic, being forced to withdraw from a tournament because he had smashed all his rackets is a first.