Ivan Ljubicic

  • Date of birth: March 19, 1979
  • Birthplace: Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovin
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height: 6'4'' (193 cm)
  • Weight: 182 lbs (82 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed

Ivan Ljubicic's career-high ATP Entry ranking was No. 3, and his current Entry list ranking is No. 75 (as of June 8, 2009). Tall and powerfully built, he is noted for his strong serve and has achieved his best results in indoor tournaments played on carpet or hardcourt, he often plays from the baseline.

In April 1993, Ljubicic went to a tennis club in Moncalieri near Torino in Italy, during the next three years, Ljubicic grew into a promising prospect. He decided to play for Croatia and in 1995 won his first junior championship - he became the Croatian under-16 champion. The same year, he won his first ATP points, and played for the Croatian team in the Winter Cup (European under-16 indoors championship). Pairing up with Zeljko Krajan, he won the Orange Bowl (the unofficial world under-16 championship).