Thursday, June 18, 2009

Upsets in s'Hertogenbosch

3rd seed Flavia Pennetta was upset today in the Ordina Open quarterfinals by defending champion Tamarine Tanasugarn, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Yanina Wickmayer defeated Kristina Barrois, and Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova. Finally, 1st seed Dinara Safina fought back a spirited challenge from Daniela Hantuchova to post a 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory.

In doubles, both of the semifinal matches were upsets. Sara Errani and Flavia Pennetta defeated 4th seeds Nathalie Dechy and Marie-Eve Pelletier, and Michaella Krajicek and Yanina Wickmayer upset 3rd seeds Liga Dekmeijere and Raquel Kops-Jones.

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