We informed you last week that Ana Ivanovic had bought a luxurious villa in Mallorca, and the latest diary entry at her website confirms the news. However, the tennis star won’t move to Spain.
I bought a holiday home in Mallorca. It’s a very quiet and peaceful area, so it’s a perfect place to train and relax. I have always liked Mallorca: I used to come here to train when I was 15.
I will continue to live in Switzerland, but this gives me another option for training, especially in the winter when you can practise outdoors.
My cousin visited me when I moved in, which was very nice. The neighbors have been very friendly too.
By the way, Ivanovic has started training for the 2009 season.
I’ve been training in Spain for the past two weeks.
My first week of training was mainly conditioning work, but I had a light hit a few times. Even though the focus has been fitness work, it’s important to slowly work yourself back into a rhythm on the court. It’s also good for your hands, otherwise you can get blisters if you go from not playing at all for two weeks, to intense hitting.
I am now training hard on the court too. I have a hitting partner here with me.