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Though Ana’s confidence is at an all-time high after her crushing http://www.anaivanovic.com/?path=start/news&lang=en&detailpage=444
" >6-2, 6-3 triumph over Martina Hingis in the final of the Rogers Cup, she is putting no pressure on herself ahead of next week’s US Open.
“I’m just going to expect to keep at this level because I’m not too much concerned about the results or anything,” she said. “I just want to enjoy the game and I am doing that, so I just want to try and keep this level and see how far I can go. But definitely this tournament helped me having more self-confidence going into the US Open and I just want to try and keep that level.”
Ana’s victory extended her winning streak in Canada to 7-0 – she reached the third round in Toronto last year before withdrawing with a shoulder injury. She was quick to pay tribute to the event staff. “It’s a great tournament, a great organization,” she enthused.
“The people are friendly and the crowd, it’s one of the best. I enjoyed so much my time here and they really take good care about us. The transportation is great, the sponsors are great and it’s just a very, very special tournament for me.
“From the first day we came here and the first match I played, I told my coach right away I feel so good here, it’s something special about this tournament. I’m just so happy I played this well the whole week and I’m definitely going to look forward to coming back.”
Ana was equally generous in her praise for former world No.1 Hingis. During her on-court interview she said she had been "lucky" to win. She later added: “In the first few games I was a little bit nervous. But I just knew what I had to do to beat her. She’s just a great player and a great competitor, and I knew that I just had to play my game.
“Definitely it was a great match and for me it was most important to stay calm and play some good tennis. And my goal is to keep this level for the moment and see maybe later if I can improve with some other things too.”