84060There’s little doubt that 2008 marked Ana Ivanovic’s breakthrough year, as she successfully managed to break out of the limitations of her sport to become a figure recognized even by those with a minimal interest in tennis. She spent the majority of the year battling opponents in such exotic locales as Sydney, Budapest and Berlin, and although she was forced to pull out of the Summer Olympics after hurting her thumb, Ana Ivanovic’s impressive victory at the French Open Women’s Singles Championship certainly helped take the sting out of that unfortunate injury. Ana Ivanovic’s steady ascent to the top of her field has cemented her place as an athlete worth watching, and her penchant for posing in skimpy outfits has certainly earned her a permanent position within our hearts.