Ana battles into semis

Ana battles into semis

Ana reached the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart for the first time, thanks to a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. Ana's victory today was the 400th of her professional career.

Ana hit 33 winners during the one hour, 54 minute match to set up a semi-final against compatriot Jelena Jankovic on Saturday.

Jankovic reached the last four thanks to a 6-4, 6-3 win over another Russian, Alisa Kleybanova.

Ana and Jankovic had in fact been drawn to meet in the first round here, before the draw was re-done due to withdrawaals.

The match is scheduled to take place at 6.30pm local time (12.30pm Eastern Time). Click here for live point-by-point scoring from the Porsche Arena.