World former professional players such as Andre Agassi
and Lleyton Hewitt called effective and devastating tennis player Ivo Karlovic’s serve the toughest in this kind of sport.
Karlovic started playing at the age of six. Firstly, it was near his house with family.
His professional career began in 2000.
“When I was young my dad said that I was gonna be in some sports. And he said that it would be tennis because it’s no injuries,” – Ivo recollected. – “...he was dragging me to the tennis court. And I was like, ‘No, no, no. I don’t want to go.’ But after, I like it.”
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During his professional career, Ivo earned more than $8 million prize money.
The best achievement of Karlovic in the Grand Slam tournaments is the release of the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2009, where he yield the championship to Swiss Roger Federer.
He won eight titles in ATP tournaments in singles and two in doubles.
In 2008, Ivo took the 14th place in the ATP ranking - the highest in his career.
Ivo Karlovic is also widely known for his powerful pitch. Now the Croats occupy the 21st line in the world table of ranks.
Fired down a 156mph rocket, beating Roddick’s 155mph record.
The sportsman is Christian.
He is straight. In 2005, Croatian tennis player tied the knot with Alsi. They welcomed a daughter Jada Valentina.
Worth To Known
He has a sister Ana.
Towering height (6 ft 11 in) became his trademark.
The man wears a cap during most of the matches.