Pavlyuchenkova up first in Dubai

Pavlyuchenkova up first in Dubai

Ana has been drawn against Russian world No.28 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round of the Dubai Dity Free Tennis Championships, which begin on Monday. She is unseeded at the $2million Premier event.
 
If she reaches round two Ana could play sixth seed Petra Kvitova. Third seed Agnieszka Radwanska, whom Ana lost to in Doha this week, could again await in the quarter-finals.
 
Possible semi-final opponents include No.2 Serena Williams and No.8 Caroline Wozniacki.
 
The seeded players in the top half of the draw, whom Ana cannot meet until the final, are No.1 Victoria Azarenka, No.4 Angelique Kerber, No.5 Sara Errani and No.7 Samantha Stosur.
 
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