Friday, September 7, 2007

Defending junior girls' champion upset

Top seed and defending champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia was defeated in straight sets this morning by Kristina Kucova of Slovakia in the quarterfinals of the junior girls singles at the U.S. Open. Last year, Pavlychenkova defeated Tamira Paszek in the finals; Paszek entered the main draw this year and lost to Anna Chakvetadze in the round of 16.

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