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Ana loses to Peer Jan 4th 2007

Ana lost to fifth seed Shahar Peer from Israel in the quarter-finals of the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts.

Peer came from behind to defeat Ana 5-7 6-4 6-4 in a match that lasted just short of two hours.

Updated: Sequera squashed Jan 3rd 2007

Ana thrashed world No.103 Milagros Sequera 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts. The 19-year-old, seeded third, dropped just six points on serve as she recorded victory over the Venezuelan in only 46 minutes.

Ana will face fifth seed Shahar Peer of Israel in the quarter-finals tomorrow. Peer, also 19, beat Russian Olga Poutchkova 6-3, 6-2.

Peer won their only previous match as professionals, in last year's Fed Cup competition, but Ana beat the Israeli two times out of two in juniors.

Updated: New adidas outfits Jan 2nd 2007

Here are special previews of two outfits Ana will wear at her opening tournaments in 2007. They are from adidas' Youth On Court 2007 range, of which Ana is the lead tennis player.

The images can be viewed at full-size in the gallery.

Veni, Vidi, Vinci Jan 1st 2007

Ana began the 2007 season with a convincing 7-6, 6-1 victory over Italy's Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts. The 19-year-old will face world No.103 Milagros Sequera of Venezuela in round two.

Photo: Stephanie Morel

Updated: Gold Coast draw Dec 31st 2006

Ana has been drawn to face world No.85 Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Mondial Australian Women’s Hardcourts, the tournament that kicks off the 2007 season. Ana beat the Italian 6-3, 6-3 in their only meeting to-date.

The top 20 analysed Dec 30th 2006

On the eve of the new season we take a look at how each player in the current top 20 performed in 2006, what we can expect from them in 2007 and how Ana has fared against them

1. Justine Henin-Hardenne

Video - Montreal victory speech & trophy presentation Dec 29th 2006

We conclude our video highlights series with this clip of Ana's winner's speech and trophy presentation after she won the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

We hope you have enjoyed the highlights videos – there will be many more during 2007!

Video highlights - Ana vs Hingis Dec 26th 2006

The high watermark of Ana's career so far, this 6-2, 6-3 rout of former world No.1 Martina Hingis in the final of the Rogers Cup in Monreal was one of the most impressive performances by any player on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour during 2006. Ana was never even taken to deuce on her serve during the 59-minute mauling.

Gazzetta photos Dec 25th 2006

Ugo Zamborlini's stunning pictures of Ana, taken for Gazzetta dello Sport's Sportweek magazine, are now in the gallery. Click here to view them

Updated: Findomestic Banka advertising campaign Dec 23rd 2006

Here is one of the images from the advertising campaign for Findomestic Banka that Ana is fronting in Serbia.