NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Sunday, January 25, 2009
Peschke and Raymond out of the Australian Open
3rd seeds Kveta Peschke and Lisa Raymond were defeated today in the third round of the Australian Open by Nathalie Dechy and Mara Santangelo, who won won 7-5, 6-3. The number 2 seeds, Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascaul, were also defeated in the third round.
There's more...Number 5 seeds Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs lost 6-4, 6-2 to Venus and Serena Williams. And number 6 seeds Yan Zi and Zheng Jie lost, 7-5, 6-4, to Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez.