Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic

Croatia

Age

45

Turned Pro

1988
Goran Ivanisevic

599

Matches Played

Career

  • Highest Ranking Singles (4th Jul 1994) 2
  • Highest Ranking Doubles (6th Jan 1992) 20
  • Grand Slam Singles Title 1
  • Career Titles – Singles 22
  • Career Titles – Doubles 9

Overview

Goran Ivanišević is a retired Croatian professional tennis player. He is the only person to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon as a wildcard. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 2 (behind Pete Sampras) in 1994. He was coaching Marin Čilić from September 2013 to July 2016, and led him to his biggest achievement – 2014 US Open title.

Interesting Facts

  • Goran Ivanisevic became a professional tennis player in 1988 at the age of 17, and won his first career doubles title in Frankfurt with Rüdiger Haas later that year.
  • He is the only person to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon as a wildcard in 2001.
  • Following his victory at Wimbledon, Goran was given the prestigious BBC overseas personality of the year award in 2001.
  • Ivanišević won his first tour singles title in 1990 at Stuttgart and helped Yugoslavia win the World Team Cup.
  • Ivanišević was known for his strong, attacking style of play and for an extremely powerful serve.
  • In 2013 Ivanišević began coaching compatriot Marin Čilić, who won the 2014 US Open under his guidance.
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