Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Stosur upset in 2nd round in Tokyo
Stosur wasn't the only seed to exit. 10th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was upset by Andrea Petkovic, 13th seed Shahar Peer lost to Kaia Kanepi, and 14th seed Aravane Rezai lost to qualifier Coco Vandeweghe. Flavia Pennetta defeated Maria Kirilenko, and Daniela Hantuchova had to retire against Kimiko Date Krumm in the third set; Hantuchova injured her right shoulder.
In doubles, the team of Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez--one of 2009's biggest success stories on the tour--lost in the first round to Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs. Llagostera Vives and Martinez Sanchez were set back considerably this year because of an injury sustained by Martinez Sanchez.