Celebrated Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanović was nominated today for admission to the Tennis Hall of Fame.
In addition to the former world number one and winner of Roland Garros in 2008, the Italian Flavia Penetta, the Spaniards Carlos Moya and Juan Carlos Ferrero, the tennis player from Zimbabwe Cara Black and the American Lisa Raymond were also nominated.
Peneta won the US Open in 2015 and was the first tennis player in the world in doubles competition, Moja became the champion of Roland Garros in 1998, and was also the first player in the world, while Black won titles in 10 major tournaments, and was is first on the double list.
Raymond and Ferrero were nominated for the first time last year, and all participants can be nominated for three years in a row.
Fan voting begins on Friday at vote.tennisfame.com and ends on October 31, and the three best.placed candidates will receive an additional percentage to the percentage awarded to them by journalists, historians and members of the Hall of Fame.
Admission to the Hall of Fame, which is located on Rhode Island, requires winning at least 75% of the votes.
Ivanović (33), ended her professional career at the end of 2016.