The latest news about Ana!

WTA Finals draw Oct 18th 2014

Ana has been drawn alongside top seed Serena Williams, Romanian world No.4 Simona Halep and fifth seed Eugenie Bouchard at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
 
The season-ending spectacle comprises two groups of four. Ana is in the Red group, while the ‎White group comprises Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki.
 

Ana allays injury fears Oct 16th 2014

Ana is confident that the hip injury that has plagued her throughout the season, causing withdrawals/retiremements from the Paris, Wuhan and Linz tournaments, will not be a factor at the WTA Finals.

The 26-year-old departed Europe for Singapore yesterday night in order to compete in the elite season-ending event for the first time since 2008.

Ana named SPORTO female brand of the year Oct 14th 2014

Ana has been recognised as SPORTO Female Brand Of the Year 2013 in a public poll in the Adriatic region.

Awarded since 2007 and presented by the Slovenian Marketing Association, the SPORTO Awards are given to the most recognised, respected and successful athletes and sports clubs in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia.

Other winners in the 2013 awards included world No.1 Novak Djokovic and footballer Mario Mandzukic.

Wuhan photos Oct 12th 2014

Images of Ana competing in the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open are now in the Galleries section.

October competition Oct 11th 2014

The October competition is now online, and is free to enter to members of Club Ana, which is free to join.

The prize is an adidas item signed by Ana.

The winner of the September competition will be announced later this month.

Tokyo photos Oct 9th 2014

Images of Ana competing in the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, which she won, are now in the Galleries section.

Injured Ana withdraws from Linz Oct 8th 2014

Ana has been forced to pull out of the Generali Ladies Linz due to a long-standing left hip injury.

The 26-year-old, seeded second in Austria, defeated France's Pauline Parmentier 6-3, 6-2 on Tuesday night but required treatment on her left hip, an injury that has afflicted her throughout the 2014 season: she sustained the injury at the Australian Open in January and withdrew from the Paris tournament soon after.

Ana records win #56 Oct 7th 2014

Ana reached the second round of the Generali Ladies Linz with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier.

It was the 56nd win of the year for Ana, extending her career-best record. 

Ana, who won the title here in 2008 and 2010, was broken in her opening service game but hit back immediately and soon took charge of the match.

She required a medical timeout for a long-standing hip injury when trailing 2-1 in the second set, but was undeterred and emerged victorious after 67 minutes.

Ana rises to 8th Oct 6th 2014

Ana's run to the China Open semi-finals last week has seen her rise to 8th in the latest WTA Singles Rankings. It is Ana's highest ranking in over five years.

Ana is seventh in the Road To Singapore, the standings based on results in 2014 alone. Her qualification for the WTA Finals is assured.

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Ana to meet Parmentier in Linz Oct 5th 2014

 Ana is seeded second at the Generali Ladies Linz, which begins in Austria on Monday. She will face French world No.79 Pauline Parmentier in the first round.
 
A lucky loser or 62nd-ranked Irina-Camelia Begu await in round two, while seventh seed Karolina Pliskova is a possible quarter-final opponent.
 
Third seed Dominika Cibulkova is a potential semi-final adversary.