facebook
twitter
search
search

No. 4 seed ousted in Istanbul

July 29, 2009 at 10:06 PM

ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 29 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Aravane Rezai, the highest seed in action Wednesday, became a second-round upset victim at the Istanbul Cup.

Rezai was eliminated by Marta Domachowska 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the hardcourt event. No. 5 seed Vera Dushevina advanced with a 6-0, 6-1 blasting of Maria Elena Camerin.

In the only other two matches contested Wednesday, No. 7 seed Olga Govortsova survived against Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, and Timea Bacsinszky advanced when Mariya Koryttseva had to retire with an elbow injury. Bacsinszky had a 4-1 lead in the third set when play was halted.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Phil Mickelson tied to $3 million gambling ring, ESPN reports
Los Angeles Lakers prowling for Aldridge and Jordan
Jeff Gordon bringing back legendary rainbow paint scheme
Kvitova easily advances; Halep, Bouchard vanquished at Wimbeldon
Video: Sack-artist J.J. Watt whams concert-goer