Ana seeded 18th

Ana seeded 18th

Ana has been seeded 18th for the US Open which starts on Monday.

As expected, Maria Sharapova is the top seed for the event. The new world number one Sharapova is seeded to meet Lindsay Davenport in the final.

Amelie Mauresmo and the in-form Kim Clijsters are seeded three and four respectively with reigning champion Svetlana Kuznetsova at five.

Two-time winner Serena Williams is eighth on the list, two places ahead of her sister Venus, the current Wimbledon champion.

The draw for the tournament takes place at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday at 1600 BST.

1. Maria Sharapova, Russia
2. Lindsay Davenport, United States
3. Amelie Mauresmo, France
4. Kim Clijsters, Belgium
5. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia
6. Elena Dementieva, Russia
7. Justine Henin-Hardenne, Belgium
8. Serena Williams, United States
9. Nadia Petrova, Russia
10. Venus Williams, United States
11. Patty Schnyder, Switzerland
12. Mary Pierce, France
13. Anastasia Myskina, Russia
14. Alicia Molik, Australia
15. Nathalie Dechy, France
16. Elena Bovina, Russia
17. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia
18. Ana Ivanovic, Serbia
19. Vera Zvonareva, Russia
20. Elena Likhovtseva, Russia
21. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia
22. Dinara Safina, Russia
23. Silvia Farina Elia, Italy
24. Tatiana Golovin, France
25. Shinobu Asagoe, Japan
26. Francesca Schiavone, Italy
27. Nicole Vaidisova, Czech Republic
28. Gisela Dulko, Argentina
29. Flavia Pennetta, Italy
30. Anna Chakvetadze, Russia
31. Ai Sugiyama, Japan
32. Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany