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Ana has been drawn to face Petra Martic of Croatia in the first round of the French Open, which begins in Paris on Sunday.
Should she overcome the world No.107, whom she has never before played, Ana will take on either Chanelle Scheepers or Mathilde Johansson in round two. 24th seed Julia Goerges is a potential third round opponent.
Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland could await in round four, while last year's conqueror Sara Errani (No.5) is a possible quarter-final opponent.
As a result of her first round defeat at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Ana has slipped one place to No.14 in the latest WTA singles rankings, which are published today.
The rankings will be used to determine seedings at the French Open, which begins on Sunday, so Ana will be seeded 14th unless there is a withdrawal by a player (or players) ranked above her.
In the Race to the Championships Ana is also placed 14th.
Current WTA top 20:
The winner of the April competition is Emanuele Di Falco of Germany.
He correctly answered "Malaysia" to the question, "In which of the following countries has Ana never competed in a WTA event?" (The other options were Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea)
Congratulations to him, he wins an adidas item signed by Ana.
Ana was unable to build upon the momentum gathered by last week's Madrid semi-final appearance, as she was beaten 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 by world No.35 Ursula Radwanska in the first round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome.
The 25-year-old was a shadow of the player who thrashed world No.6 Angelique Kerber in Madrid last week. She was tentative during most of the match and
Ana's run to the semi-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open has seen her rise to 13th in the latest WTA rankings, which are published today.
In the Race to the Championships she is also placed 13th.
Current WTA top 20:
Ana has been drawn against Poland's Ursula Radwanska in the first round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, which begins in Rome on Monday. She is seeded 15th in the 56-woman draw.
Ana has a 2-1 head-to-head record against the world No.31 and beat her 6-2, 6-1 in Miami two months ago.
If she were to reach round two Ana would take on either Ayumi Morita or her close friend Sorana Cirstea.
Ana was unable to reach the final of the Mutua Madrid Open as she fell 6-4, 6-3 to world No.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia. The 16th seed had her chances in a close opening set but she could not take advantage of them, converting just one out of four break opportunities.
Ana produced a display of supreme quality as she crushed world No.6 Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open.
The 25-year-old broke the German immediately and led 2-0. Though she was broken back, Ana reasserted her supremacy as she overwhelmed Kerber with her forehand.
It was even more on-sided in the second set with Ana scoring three straight breaks. She was broken while serving for the match but added another break in the following game to clinch victory in only 58 minutes.