Thursday, March 18, 2010

Spaniards upset in Indian Wells quarterfinal

Yesterday, BNP Paribas top seeds Cara Black and Liezel Huber were upset in the quarterfinals by Chan Yung-Jan and Zheng Jie. Today, 2nd seeds Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez were knocked out by Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Yan Zi (Zheng's former doubles partner). However, the 3rd seeds, Nadia Petrova and Samantha Stosur, prevailed, defeating Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

In the semifinals, Chan and Zheng will play Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik, who defeated Maria Kirilenko and Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals. Petrova and Stosur will play Mattek-Sands and Yan.

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