Yesterday, it was Daniela Hantuchova who was upset, by Olga Govortsova, in the second round of the East West Bank Classic. Today, Patty Schnyder and Nicole Vaidisova were also upset in the second round, by Ai Sugiyama and wild card Bethanie Mattek, respectively.
Meanwhile, the lucky losers have been more than lucky. Melinda Czink defeated Olga Savchuk (who defeated Gisela Dulko) in the second round, and Melanie South defeated the talented young Czech player, Petra Kvitova.
Flavia Pennetta has defeated Tamira Paszek, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.
Sugiyama def. Schnyder, 6-4, 7-5
Mattek def. Vaidisova, 6-4, 6-0
Czink def. Savchuk, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
South def. Kvitova, 6-4, 6-2