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Ana has been eliminated from the French Open following a 6-3, 6-3 defeat against world No.24 Lucie Safarova. The 11th seed wasn't able to produce her best tennis and was outplayed by the left-handed Czech in 86 minutes.
Ana will face world No.24 Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in the third round of the French Open in Paris. The clash on Saturday will be the seventh meeting between the pair since they turned professional.
Ana won the first two encounters, but thereafter she has lost four times in a row to the left-handed Czech. However, Ana was victorious in their only previous meeting on clay, when the former world No.1 beat Safarova 6-1, 6-2 en route to capturing her maiden title here at Roland Garros six years ago.
Ana produced another accomplished display as she dismantled world No.33 Elina Svitolina 7-5, 6-2 in round two of the French Open. The Ukrainian was the highest unseeded player at this tournament and provided a firm test during the opening set, but eventually fell short to Ana’s powerful strokes in one hour and eleven minutes.
Ana will take on world No.33 Elina Svitolina in the second round of the French Open on Thursday. The 11th seed boasts a 3-0 head-to-head record gainst the Ukrainian, although the pair have never before met on clay.
Ana coasted into the second round of the French Open by beating world No.43 Caroline Garcia 6-1, 6-3 in just 67 minutes. Although the match was billed as one of the most intriguing opening round clashes in the women’s draw, the home player was never able to produce her best tennis against the solid 11th seed.
Ana starts her French Open campaign when she takes on world No.46 Caroline Garcia in the opening round on Tuesday. It will be the first meeting between the pair.
Garcia is a 20-year-old Frenchwoman and one of the fastest-rising stars on the WTA circuit. She ended last season ranked No. 75, but has already risen 29 spots during the first months of the year.
Ana has been drawn to face world No.46 Caroline Garcia of France in the first round of the French Open, which begins in Paris on Sunday.
Ana's tie against the fast-rising 20-year-old looks like being one of the highlights of the first round, considering the home support Garcia will receive, and her recent results - she has already climbed 29 places in the rankings this season.
If she reaches round two, Ana will take on either Croatian Petra Martic or Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine.
Ana visited one of adidas' flagship stores yesterday, on Paris' Champ-Elysees, to take part in a fun event called "Smash the Silence".
Alongside fellow adidas athletes Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Simona Halep, Ana was challenged with hitting and smashing a number of glass targets within a 90-second period. The 26-year-old completed the task with just a second or two to spare!
Later Ana gave several interviews and signed autographs.
Ana, a UNICEF Serbia National Ambassador, visited the UNICEF offices in Belgrade today, where she donated 1 million dinars (approximately $11,791) to the relief fund for those affected by the recent flooding in Serbia.
Ana's run to the semi-finals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome last week has seen her rise to No.12 in the rankings.
At one stage of the tournament, Ana was potentially just one victory away from a return to the top 10 for the first time in five years.
As it happens, she has secured a top 12 seeding for Roland Garros, which begins on Sunday.
In the Road to Singapore Singles Leaderboard, the standings that determine the eight qualifiers for the season-ending WTA Championships, Ana remains seventh.