Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Top doubles seeds upset in 2nd round of Rogers Cup

The Rogers Cup started Monday, and there have already been so many upsets. So why should the singles players have all the fun? Today, in the second round of doubles play, Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Sontonja upset number 1 seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik, 3-6, 6-4, 14-12.

Also winning their second round match were 3rd seeds Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond, who defeated Monica Niculescu and Shahar Peer.

In first round play, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears defeated 7th seeds Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

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