Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Pennetta out in first round in Bogota

Number 1 seed Flavia Pennetta, who just won the Cachantun Cup, was taken out of the first round of the Copa Colsanitas Santander today by qualifier Betina Jozami. This was Jozami's first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour main draw; she has tried nine other times to get into a main draw. Jozami is ranked number 278 in the world, and Pennetta was 38-8 in Bogota (she won the tournament in 2005), coming into the tournament.

Pennetta led 3-2 and 4-2 in the final set. Jazami def. Pennetta, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4

Also taken out was number 4 seed Emilie Loit, who fell to
lucky loser Rossana de los RĂ­os, 7-5, 6-3.

Yesterday, number 2 seed Alize Cornet was defeated by Maria Emilia Salerni, 6-4, 6-2

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