The latest news about Ana!

Ana eliminated despite victory Oct 24th 2014

Despite a marvellous 7-6(7), 3-6, 6-3 win against world No.4 Simona Halep, Ana has been eliminated from the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore.

Ana vs Halep Oct 23rd 2014

Ana takes on Romanian world No.4 Simona Halep in her final round-robin match at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore on Friday.
 
Following world No.1 Serena Williams' 6-1, 6-1 thrashing of Eugenie Bouchard this evening, Ana knows that she must beat Halep in straight sets if she is to progress to the semi-finals.
 

Ana beats Bouchard Oct 22nd 2014

Ana defeated world No.5 Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-3 to keep alive her BNP Paribas WTA Finals campaign in Singapore. The 26-year-old triumphed after an hour and 24 minutes and faces fourth seed Simona Halep in a decisive group finale on Friday.

Coming into the match, Bouchard was the only player in Singapore whom Ana had not defeated: she held an 0-2 win-loss record against the Canadian.

Ana quickly went about reversing the trend. She broke Bouchard at the first attempt and opened up a 3-0 lead.

Ana vs Bouchard Oct 21st 2014

Ana takes on Eugenie Bouchard at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore on Wednesday. Defeat for either player would mean near-certain elimination from the event. 
 
Canadian Bouchard has a 2-0 head-to-head lead against Ana, beating her 6-3, 6-3 at Wimbledon last year and in three sets at the Australian Open in January. In fact, Bouchard is the only player in Singapore whom Ana has not beaten.
 

Ana defeated by Serena in Singapore opener Oct 20th 2014

Ana fell 6-4, 6-4 to world No.1 Serena Williams in her first round-robin match at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. Playing the opening match of the tournament in a great atmosphere, the 26-year-old could not exploit her scarce chances, and that proved fatal against arguably the greatest player of all-time.

Singapore photos Oct 19th 2014

Images of Ana from the WTA Finals in Singapore are now in the Galleries section.

WTA Finals draw Oct 18th 2014

Ana has been drawn alongside top seed Serena Williams, Romanian world No.4 Simona Halep and fifth seed Eugenie Bouchard at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
 
The season-ending spectacle comprises two groups of four. Ana is in the Red group, while the ‎White group comprises Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki.
 

Ana allays injury fears Oct 16th 2014

Ana is confident that the hip injury that has plagued her throughout the season, causing withdrawals/retiremements from the Paris, Wuhan and Linz tournaments, will not be a factor at the WTA Finals.

The 26-year-old departed Europe for Singapore yesterday night in order to compete in the elite season-ending event for the first time since 2008.

Ana named SPORTO female brand of the year Oct 14th 2014

Ana has been recognised as SPORTO Female Brand Of the Year 2013 in a public poll in the Adriatic region.

Awarded since 2007 and presented by the Slovenian Marketing Association, the SPORTO Awards are given to the most recognised, respected and successful athletes and sports clubs in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia.

Other winners in the 2013 awards included world No.1 Novak Djokovic and footballer Mario Mandzukic.

Wuhan photos Oct 12th 2014

Images of Ana competing in the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open are now in the Galleries section.