Ana vs Pliskova

Ana vs Pliskova

Ana takes on world No.42 Karolina Pliskova in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. It will be the first meeting between the pair.

22-year-old Pliskova, from the Czech Republic is just one spot off her career-best ranking, which she acheved this month. She reached round two by beating 60th-ranked Yvonne Meusburger 6-2, 6-2.

Pliskova was a finalist in Nuremberg in May. She was also runner-up in Pattaya in February and a semi-finalist in Kuala Lumpur.

Ana will be hoping to continue the form she showed during her 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alison Riske on Tuesday.

The match is scheduled to take place on Louis Armstrong Stadium at 11am local time (5pm Central European Time).

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