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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 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.
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.
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Ana plays her first match on Thursday, having received a round one bye.
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.
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 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.
Ana takes on American world No.18 Sloane Stephens in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Monday.
It will be the third meeting between the pair, with Ana leading the head-to-head series 2-0 thanks to a pair of victories at the US Open: in 2011 Ana triumphed 6-3, 6-4 and a year later it was 6-7, 6-4, 6-2.
Despite Ana's historical superiority, Monday's clash is likely to be the most competitive yet, with the two players now separated by just five spots in the rankings.
Ana showed all her fighting qualities as she somehow saw off the challenge of Ukrainian world No.43 Elina Svitolina 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(1) in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Ana began her Indian Wells campaign in uncertain fashion and Svitolina's greater consistency saw her take the opening set.
Ana was down a break in the second set, and looked to be heading out, but she levelled and then broke again to take it 7-5.