33 Facts About Ivo Karlovic

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

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2. Ivo Karlovic has not acted in any of the feature movies yet.

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

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4. Ivo Karlovic married the Jamaican Alsi on March 29, 2005.

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5. Ivo Karlovic is the tallest player ever on the ATP Tour at 211 cm.

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6. Ivo Karlovic continued to use the Instinct until 2012, except for a brief switch to the Babolat AeroPro Drive Cortex in 2009.

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7. Early on in his career, Ivo Karlovic used Head Prestige racquets, until switching to the Head Flexpoint Instinct in 2005.

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8. Ivo Karlovic currently endorses the Head Graphene Radical Pro, and wears Mizuno clothing.

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9. Ivo Karlovic holds the record for the most aces in tennis history after surpassing Goran Ivanisevic in October, 2015.

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10. On 19 June 2015 Ivo Karlovic broke the record for most aces in a three-set ATP Tour match during the quarterfinal of 2015 Gerry Weber Open.

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11. Ivo Karlovic hit a 144 miles per hour second serve against Paul Capdeville in the quarterfinals of the 2007 Legg Mason Tennis Classic on 3 August, which is the fastest second serve on record.

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12. Ivo Karlovic finished the year with 1,318 aces, second all-time behind Goran Ivanisevic, who hit 1,477 in 1996.

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13. In 2007 Ivo Karlovic became the fourth player to serve 1,000 aces in a season.

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14. Ivo Karlovic played the second match, losing against Juan Martin del Potro, and had to play the last deciding match, again losing against Federico Delbonis.

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15. Ivo Karlovic set an Australian Open record, hitting 75 aces.

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16. Ivo Karlovic reached a ATP World Tour 500 series tournament at the Washington Open, which he lost to Gael Monfils.

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17. Ivo Karlovic reached the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships for the third time against Gilles Muller, which he won in three tiebreaks.

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18. Ivo Karlovic reached his second Hall of Fame Tennis Championships final, which he lost to Rajeev Ram in three sets.

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19. Ivo Karlovic won the 2015 Topshelf Open in doubles with Łukasz Kubot.

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20. Ivo Karlovic won his sixth title, defeating Donald Young at the Delray Beach Open.

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21. Ivo Karlovic was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon due to a foot injury.

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22. Ivo Karlovic went on to reach a career-best fourth round there, after beating Stepanek, Julien Benneteau, and Ivan Ljubicic ( in four sets).

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23. Ivo Karlovic met Stepanek again at the 2010 Australian Open, in another five-set marathon.

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24. Ivo Karlovic won his first five-set match in the Davis Cup quarterfinals against the United States, where he came from behind to beat James Blake from two sets down.

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25. Ivo Karlovic defeated world No 1 Roger Federer in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters on 31 July 2008.

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26. Ivo Karlovic edged past his rival after saving match point in the final-set tiebreak, and then went on to defeat German No 1 Tommy Haas in the semifinals.

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27. At the 2005 US Open, Ivo Karlovic lost to eventual runner-up Andre Agassi in three tiebreakers.

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28. Ivo Karlovic continued his success during the 2004 season, winning at Calabasas, California.

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29. Ivo Karlovic averaged an ATP-best of 17.6 aces per match.

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30. Ivo Karlovic caused a stunning upset at Wimbledon when he beat defending champion Lleyton Hewitt in his first match in a Grand Slam tournament.

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31. Ivo Karlovic debuted for the Croatian Davis Cup team in 2000 against Ireland, where he won the dead rubber.

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32. Ivo Karlovic has won eight ATP singles titles between 2007 and 2016.

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33. Ivo Karlovic is a Croatian professional tennis player.

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