Podcast: Ana Ivanovic on pressure, parenting and 2022 French Open

About this episode

From humble beginnings in Serbia to becoming a tennis icon, Ana Ivanovic has had a remarkable journey so far. In an open and insightful interview, she speaks with Ash Tulloch about society pressures, motherhood, guilty pleasures, athletes she’s excited about and the 2022 French Open. Ana was just 20 years old when she won the trophy at Roland Garros, becoming the number one women’s tennis player in the world. Since retiring in 2016, she’s had two boys with husband, German football star Bastian Schweinsteiger, and been working on personal projects to help improve the lives of children worldwide.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.