"Well, actually, the funny thing, we been so long on the tour and we never talked with each other, because I thought that she was more protected. But then we had a practice with her in San Diego ‑‑ in Stanford first, then San Diego. I mean, I didn't knew her, so this was the problem.
And then like, Okay, so let's go like for a drink or dinner. So we went for dinner, and really she's a very nice girl. I'm surprised, because really I felt she was much more protected or like closed. But not really. We had so much fun. We went for dinner together.
I just wish her like really good luck. I knew she been going through tough moments, so that she comes back because she's really playing good.
She also has a coach that I used to work a little bit, so that's why we're practicing many times together. I saw she's playing much better, so just that she keeps on going and that she comes back."
-- Dinara on Ana.
"Yeah, actually, first time we practice together was in in Wimbledon. After that, we practice couple times I think in San Diego and then Stanford as well and here. She's really nice girl. We sort of hung out a little more and talk a little about just stuff in general. We're like, Ah, come on, let's play final again. (Laughing.) So it's good to inspire each other.
[We talk] [m]ostly about nontennis. We did mention it would be nice to play final again.
-- Ana on Dinara
(Quotes from The Daily Forehand, who, is giving Boyfriend Jon a run for his money as my new tennis boyfriend. If you were following him on Twitter (@dailyforehand) you'd know why.)