Morita up first in Pattaya

Morita up first in Pattaya

Ana has been drawn against world No.72 Ayumi Morita in the opening round of the PTT Pattaya Open, which begins on Monday. Ana is the top seed at the $220,000 International event.

Ana has a 2-1 head-to-head record against the Japanese 22-year-old.

If she reaches round two, Ana will meet either Chanelle Scheepers or Kimiko Date-Krumm.

Sixth seed Daniela Hantuchova is a possible opponent in the quarter-finals, while No.3 Su-Wei Hsieh and No.5 Sabine Lisicki are potential adversaries in the last four.

The seeded players in the bottom half of the draw, whom Ana cannot meet until the final, are No.2 Maria Kirilenko, No.4 Sorana Cirstea, No.7 Elena Vesnina and No.8 Heather Watson.