The latest news about Ana!

February competition launched Feb 22nd 2014

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

The prize is an adidas item signed by Ana.

Dubai off-court photos Feb 21st 2014

Prior to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships this week, Ana visited the Al Fahidi Historic Neighbourhood, where she observed local artwork and met a caligrapher who wrote her name in Arabic.

Photos of the visit are now in the Galleries section.

Ana beaten by superb Williams Feb 19th 2014

Ana was unable to reproduce her sweet Auckland triumph over Venus Williams as she fell 6-2, 6-1 to the 33-year-old American in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships.
 

Excellent Ana beats Kerber Feb 18th 2014

Ana won an extraordinary match against world No.8 Angelique Kerber in Dubai. She triumphed 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in exactly two hours, winning on her fourth match point.

With the most topsy-turvy of victories, Ana moves into the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships, where she will meet six-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams on Wednesday.

Ana and Dubai Duty Free renew partnership Feb 16th 2014

Ana and Dubai Duty Free have renewed the agreement that has seen Ana serve as an ambassador for the airport retailer since 2012.

“I’ve really enjoyed being an ambassador for Dubai Duty Free over the last two years as it’s given me the chance to spend more time exploring everything this exciting city has to offer," said Ana.

Ana to face Kerber Feb 15th 2014

Ana has been handed a tough draw at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. She has been drawn to face sixth seed Angelique Kerber of Germany in the first round.

If she can overcome the world No.9 - the pair's four matches last year were split at two apiece - Ana will take on either Venus Williams or Russian Elena Vesnina.

Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska is a possible quarter-final opponent, while fourth seed Sara Errani could await in the semi-finals.

Auckland action photos Feb 14th 2014

Images of Ana competing at the ASB Classic in Auckland, which she won last month, are now in the Galleries section.

Ana out in round two Feb 12th 2014

Ana lost in the second round of the Qatar Total Open to world No.34 Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic.

Ninth seeded Ana lost 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in an hour and 43 minutes at the Doha event.

Ana will now head to the United Arab Emirates for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, which begin on Monday.

Ana moves past injured Hantuchova Feb 11th 2014

Ana reached the second round of the Qatar Total Open in Doha when her opponent, Daniela Hantuchova, retired hurt. Ana was leading 7-5, 1-0 when the Slovakian withdrew due to injury.

Ana struggled early on and trailed 5-3, but her game began to click at just the right moment, and she turned the match around.
 

Melbourne Park redevelopment photos Feb 10th 2014

Prior to the Australian Open last month Ana was present for the announcement of plans to redevelop Melbourne Park. She is pictured here with Victoria Premier Denis Napthine.
 
Images from the media event are now in the Galleries section.