Ivo Karlovic is a Croatian professional tennis player who achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 14 on August 18, 2008, and a doubles ranking of world No. 44 on April 10, 2006. Turning professional in 2000, Karlovic has won eight ATP singles and two doubles titles. At 6 feet 11 inches tall, he is the joint-tallest ATP-ranked player ever, along with Reilly Opelka. He holds the record for the most aces in tennis history after surpassing Goran Ivanišević in October 2015.
Born on February 28, 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia, his mother Gordana worked in agriculture, while his father Vlado was a meteorologist. He has an older sister named Ana. He married the Jamaican Alsi Karlović on March 29, 2005. Together they have one daughter, Jada Valentina.
Ivo Karlovic Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 February 1979
Birth Place: Zagreb, Croatia
Birth Name: Ivo Karlović
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Tennis player
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Ivo Karlovic Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 209 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 104 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 11″
Height in Meters: 2.11 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 43 in (109 cm)
Biceps: 15 in (38 cm)
Waist: 34 in (86 cm)
Shoe Size: 17 (US)
Ivo Karlovic Family Details:
Father: Vlado Karlović (Meteorologist)
Mother: Gordana Karlović (Worked in Agriculture)
Spouse/Wife: Alsi Karlović (m. 2005)
Children: Jada Valentina (Daughter) (b. September 15, 2011)
Siblings: Ana Karlović (Older Sister)
Ivo Karlovic Education:
Year Turned Pro: 2000
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 14 (18 August 2008)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 44 (10 April 2006)
Singles Career record: 370–343 (51.9% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Singles Career titles: 8
Doubles Career record: 91–109 (45.5% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Doubles Career titles: 2
Coach (s): Mirko Pehar, Goran Dragičević
Ivo Karlovic Facts:
*He was born on February 28, 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia.
*He began playing tennis at age 6.
*He turned professional in 2000.
*He debuted for the Croatian Davis Cup team in 2000 against Ireland, where he won the dead rubber.
*He defeated world No. 1 Roger Federer in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters on July 31, 2008.
*One of his favorite activities is playing basketball.
*Visit his official website: www.ivo-karlovic.com
*Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.