The latest news about Ana!

Ana edged out by Suarez Navarro May 6th 2015

Ana fell to a 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 loss to world No.12 Carla Suarez Navarro in the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open. In a contest filled with breaks of serve – both players were broken seven times – the seventh seed could not avoid a tough defeat after more than two hours of play.

Impressive Ana into round three May 5th 2015

Ana produced a highly inspired performance to see off the Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open.The 27-year-old beat the world No. 21 for the sixth time in as many meetings, hitting 38 winners en route to a 6-3, 6-4 win.

Ana through as Dulgheru retires May 2nd 2015

Ana moved into the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open after world No.69 Alexandra Dulgheru retired while trailing 4-0 in the third set. Nonetheless, the 27-year-old was close to a second straight early exit as the Romanian served for the match at 6-5 in the second set, but seventh seeded Ana eventually managed to turn the tide.

Ana wasn’t able to display her best level in the opening set. Both players faced break points in their opening service games – Ana had three chances to score a break – but neither of them succeeded to convert.

Ana to face Dulgheru May 1st 2015

Ana has been drawn against Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru in the first round of the Mutua Madrid Open. The pair will face one another on Saturday sometime after 3.30pm local time (9.30am Eastern Time).

Ana beat the 69th-ranked Romanian 6-2, 6-1  in their only previous meeting, at the U.S. Open two years ago.

"Power to inspire" video Apr 29th 2015

Click here to watch a video, filmed by the WTA, showing Ana and her peers talking about what inspired them to begin playing tennis.

Ana moves down to No.7 Apr 27th 2015

Ana has fallen one spot to No.7 in the latest WTA Singles Rankings, which are published today.

As a result of her first round loss in Stuttgart, Ana has been overtaken by Eugenie Bouchard.

In the Road To Singapore, which determines the eight qualifiers for the year-end WTA Finals, Ana is tied for 24th. This list is based on results in 2015 alone.

Harper's Bazaar shoot video Apr 25th 2015

Behind-the-scenes footage from Ana's Harper's Bazaar cover shoot is now online.

Click here to view it.

Ana defeated by Garcia once again Apr 21st 2015

Ana lost to world No.29 Caroline Garcia 7-6(6), 6-4 in the firsr round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. It was Ana's third defeat to the Frenchwoman in the past two months, following losses in Monterrey and Indian Wells.

It was Ana who drew first break, breaking to lead 2-1. Garcia hit back and served for the opening set at 5-3. In the sea-saw first set, Ana later had a set point at 6-5 up in the tiebreak, but Garcia won three straight points to clinch the set.

The second set was a little more on-sided, as Garcia scored an early break and led throughout.

Serbia move into World Group II Apr 19th 2015

Serbia clinched a routine 4-1 win over Paraguay in the Fed Cup World Group II Play-Offs. The victory means that they will compete in the World Group II in 2016.

Leading 2-0 overnight, Serbian captain Tatjana Jecmenica chose to blood her nation's younger players on Sunday. 17-year-old Ivana Jorovic made her Fed Cup debut, losing in three sets to 166-ranked Veronica Cepede Royg, before Aleksandra Krunic sealed victory with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Montserrat Gonzalez.

The two youngsters then teamed up to win the doubles rubber 6-1, 6-4.

Photo: Srdjan Stevanovic

Ana to face Garcia again Apr 18th 2015

Ana has been drawn to play France's Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, which takes place in Stuttgart next week. It will be the third meeting between the pair this year - Garcia won the first two, both in three sets.
 
Ana won their other previous meeting 6-1, 6-3 at the French Open last year.
 
If Ana, who is seeded fifth, progresses to round two, she is likely to have a somewhat easier match in the shape of either Mona Barthel or wild card Carina Witthoeft.