The latest news about Ana!

Ana downs Pennetta Mar 22nd 2014

Ana defeated Indian Wells champion Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-3 in the third round of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami.

The 25-year-old triumphed in an hour and 18 minutes to set up a round four clash with eighth seed Petra Kvitova.

Ana secured the first set by breaking the Italian twice - and being broken once herself.

In the second set Ana held serve throughout, and scored a decisive break to end Pennetta's seven match-winning streak, which had included wins over two of the world's top three-ranked players.

Ana vs Pennetta Mar 21st 2014

Ana takes on world No.12 Flavia Pennetta in the third round of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami on Saturday. It will be the fifth meeting between the pair, with Ana leading the head-to-head series 4-0.

Despite Ana's historical superiority, it appears to be a 50-50 match-up, for Pennetta is in outstanding form: the Italian shocked the tennis world by winning the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells last week, beating top seed Na Li in the semi-finals and No.2 Agnieszka Radwanska in the final. What's more, she beat both players in straight sets.

Serene progress in Miami Mar 20th 2014

Ana easily reached the third round of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami by crushing world No.55 Lauren Davis from the United States 6-1, 6-1.

The 12th seed was in command from the very first exchange and Ana dominated throughout the 62-minute match. She quickly raced into a 5-0 lead, before Davis managed to get on the scoreboard in game six. Nonetheless, Ana wrapped up the first act some instants later, remarkably winning 87 per cent of the points on her second serve during the set.

Ana vs Davis Mar 19th 2014

Ana takes on American world No.55 Lauren Davis in the second round of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami on Thursday. It will be the first meeting between the pair.

20-year-old Davis is a player on the rise. Though ranked 55th in the entry list, she is 32nd in the Road to Singapore, the rankings that only take into account matches played this year.

Dolphin swimming Mar 19th 2014

Ana visited the Miami Seaquarium on Tuesday, ahead of the Sony Open Tennis.

Accompanied by fellow WTA players Sorana Cirstea, Marina Erakovic, Christina McHale and Heather Watson, the 26-year-old swam with a dolphin.

Images are in the Galleries section.

Ana plays her first match on Thursday, having received a round one bye.

Sony Open Tennis draw Mar 17th 2014

Ana is seeded 12th at the Sony Open Tennis, which begins in Miami on Tuesday. She receives a first round bye.

In round two Ana will take on either China's Shuai Zhang or American Lauren Davis. Last week's Indian Wells tournament champion Flavia Pennetta could await in round three, while eighth seed Petra Kvitova is a possible fourth round opponent.

In the quarter-finals Ana could meet fourth seed Maria Sharapova, while the most likely semi-final opponent should Ana reach the last four is top seed Serena Williams.

March competition launched Mar 15th 2014

The March competition is now online. The prize is an adidas item signed by Ana.

It is free to enter to members of Club Ana, which is free to join.

Indian Wells photos Mar 13th 2014

Images of Ana competing in the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells are now in the Galleries section.

Clay court schedule finalized Mar 11th 2014

Ana's full clay court schedule is now finalized. The 26-year-old is entered into five events on the red dirt.

Ana will take part in the Romania-Serbia Fed Cup tie next month, immediately before playing the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

She will then play the Madrid and Rome tournaments, before Roland Garros.

To see Ana's full clay court schedule please visit the Tournaments page.

Ana defeated by Stephens Mar 11th 2014

Ana has been eliminated from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells following a 7-6(3), 6-4 defeat against American Sloane Stephens in the third round. The 26-year-old’s performance was filled with ups and downs as she lacked consistency on the key points, converting just three out of her 14 break opportunities.