On Court

Ana loses Serena thriller Aug 2nd 2014

Ana was edged out 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 by world No.1 Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford.

It was a gripping encounter. Ana played a superb opening set as she opened up a 5-1 lead, then served it out, losing just five points on serve during the set.

Williams hadn't performed well in the first set, although that was largely due to Ana's relentless hitting on the quick court. The American steadied the ship at the beginning of the second set and, almost inevitably, quickly earned a break.

StanfordJul 29th 2014

Bank of the West Classic

roundagainstscore

Quarterfinal

Serena Williams (USA)

6-2 3-6 5-7

Second

Carol Zhao (CAN)

6-1 6-1

First

Sabine Lisicki (GER)

7-6(2) 6-1

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WTA RANKING

Date Position

2013 end

16

2012 end

13

2011 end

22

2010 end

17

2009 end

22

2008 end

5

2007 end

4

2006 end

14

2005 end

16