NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Russians upset number 2 seeds at U.S. Open
French Open champions Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual, seeded 2nd at the U.S. Open, were upset today by the Russian team of Alisa Kleybanova and Ekaterina Makarova. The number 13 seeds won the match in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3. Medina Garrigues and Ruano Pascual saved one match point, but were broken on their serve to give the victory to Kleybanova and Makarova.