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Ivo Karlović Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ivo Karlović Quick Info
Height 6 ft 11 in
Weight 104 kg
Date of Birth February 28, 1979
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Green

Born Name

Ivo Karlović

Nick Name

Ivo Karlović, Karlo Veliki (Charles the Great)

Ivo Karlović during Day 4 of 2016 US Open on September 1, 2016 in NYC
Ivo Karlović during Day 4 of the 2016 US Open on September 1, 2016, in NYC

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia

Residence

Zagreb, Croatia

and

Miami, Florida, United States

Nationality

Croatian

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Plays

Right Handed (One-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2000

Family

  • Father – Vlado Karlović (Meteorologist)
  • Mother – Gordana Karlović (Works in Agriculture)
  • Siblings – Ana Karlović (Older Sister)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 11 in or 211 cm

Weight

104 kg or 229 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ivo Karlovic married the Jamaican Alsi on March 29, 2005. Together they have a daughter Jada Valentina (b. September 15, 2011).

Ivo Karlović and his wife Alsi
Ivo Karlović and his wife Alsi

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height (6 ft 11 in)
  • Slim body
  • Wears a cap during most of the matches
Ivo Karlović shirtless body
Ivo Karlović shirtless body

Shoe Size

17 (US) or 51 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Karlovic has signed endorsement deals with Head Graphene Radical Pro and Mizuno clothing line.

He has also been sponsored by Diadora, MY OCK, Nike, Adidas, Li-Ning, and Sergio Tacchini.

Best Known For

His supreme serve which is considered to be one of the greatest and most powerful of all time. Ivo set an all-time record for career aces and is the second player in the history of tennis to achieve over 10,000 aces in the career.

Ivo Karlović became the second player in the history of tennis to achieve 10,000 aces. Picture taken on August 11, 2015 in Montreal, Canada
Ivo Karlović became the second player in the history of tennis to achieve 10,000 aces. The picture was taken on August 11, 2015, in Montreal, Canada

First Professional Tennis Match

Ivo had his debut for Croatia in a Davis Cup meeting against Ireland in 2000.

Personal Trainer

Ivo has received skills training from Petar Popovic and fitness training from Slaven Hrvoj.

Ivo Karlović Favorite Things

  • Sports team – Miami Heat

Source – ATP World Tour

Ivo Karlović Facts

  1. Ivo began playing tennis when he was 6.
  2. Since 1973, he has been the tallest tennis player to get an ATP ranking in the Top 100, standing at 6 ft 11 in (211 cm).
  3. His hobbies are playing basketball and watching movies.
  4. Karlović is the ambassador for ACEing Autism which provides help to the kids with autism by involving them into special tennis programs.
  5. He made it to his first-ever ATP final at Queen’s Club Championships in 2005. Eventually, he lost to Andy Roddick (former pro tennis player).
  6. Ivo won his first ATP title at the 2007 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas. He defeated Mariano Zabaleta in the finals.
  7. On September 18, 2009, Karlovic achieved 78 aces of which 77 were on 1st serve during a Davis Cup match against Radek Stepanek.
  8. In 2007, Ivo served 1000 aces in a season and became the fourth player in the history of the game to achieve 1000 aces in a single season.
  9. In October 2015, he officially became the player with most aces in tennis history (10000+) previously held by his countryman and former winner of Wimbledon Goran Ivanisevic.
  10. Karlovic is also known for his Twitter account which is full of humorous tweets.
  11. He has a statue of him in New York City.

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