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Ana takes on Donna Vekic from Croatia in the third round of the French Open. The match on Friday will be the first encounter between the two.
Ana survived the challenge of a hugely inspired Misaki Doi from Japan as she moved into the third round of the French Open. The world No.103 belied her ranking for almost the entire match and forced the 27-year-old to produce her best tennis to get the 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win sealed in just under two hours.
Ana continues her French Open campaign on Wednesday when she takes on Misaki Doi from Japan. It will be the first meeting between Ana and the world No.103.
The Japanese reached the second round by beating Petra Cetkovska 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday. It was just her fifth ever win at a Grand Slam tournament, after having one at the Australian Open (2013) and three at Wimbledon (she reached round three in 2011 and the second round last year).
Ana moved into the second round of the French Open as she saw off Yaroslava Shvedova from Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. The seventh seed suffered difficult moments in the first set, but thereafter stamped her authority in sets two and three, ending the match with a satisfying winners-to-unforced errors count of 28-26.
Ana takes on Yaroslava Shvedova in the first round of the French Open on Sunday. The 27-year-old has played the world No.65 twice before, losing their first encounter in Miami back in 2007, but she levelled the head-to-head figures three years later in Cincinnati. However, both matches were contested on a hard court surface.
Ana has been drawn to face world No.65 Yaroslava Shvedova in the opening round of the French Open, which begins on Sunday. It will be the third meeting between the pair, with victories split at one apiece.
Should she overcome the Kazakh, either Misaki Doi from Japan or world No.147 Petra Cetkovska will await in round two. 31st seed and home favourite Caroline Garcia would possibly provide a stern adversary in the third round, while Ana could meet ninth seed Ekatarina Makarova in the last 16 stage.
Ana is set to compete in her 11th straight French Open when the year’s second Grand Slam tournament gets underway on Sunday.
Here are some notable facts and figures about Ana and the paris event:
After more than three hours of nail-biting tennis, Ana was upset 5-7, 7-6(2) 7-6(7) by world No.78 Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Last year’s semi-finalist won one point more than her opponent, but was outplayed during the tiebreaks in both sets two and three.
Nonetheless, Ana started the encounter in fine fashion. Despite facing two break points in the opening game, her ball striking was brilliant and she was the first to get her name on the scoreboard.