Ana vs Vesnina

Ana vs Vesnina

Ana, who yesterday beat Yaroslava Shvedova 6-1, 7-5, takes on world No.49 Elena Vesnina in the third round of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open in Cincinnati on Thursday.

Vesnina beat current French Open champion Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach this phase of the tournament.  In the first round, she defeated American teenager Melanie Oudin, also in straight sets.

Ana won the pair's only previous encounter during the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome earlier this year, 6-1 6-3.

The match is scheduled as the first of the day on the Grandstand court and will begin at 11am local time (5pm Eastern Time). Click here for live point-by-point scoring from the Lindner Family TennisCenter.