Seeds Tumble Sunday; WTA Madrid Monday Schedule
by Staff | May 10th, 2009
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No. 4 Jelena Jankovic was the only seeded player to advance on Sunday at the WTA stop in Madrid, where five seeded players tumbled out of the event before the first Monday.


Jankovic was a winner over Spanish wildcard Nuria Llagostera Vives 6-2, 6-1.

Aussie Sam Stosur took the highest-seeded scalp, ousting No. 10 Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6(4), 6-1.

Other players orchestrating upsets were Hungary’s Agnes Szavay topping No. 12 Flavia Pennetta in three sets; Russian qualifier Elena Vesnina downing No. 13 Alize Cornet; Russian qualifier Vera Dushevina beating No. 14 Anabel Medina Garrigues; and Czech Lucie Safarova topping No. 16 Kaia Kanepi when she retired with a hip injury.

Other unseeded players winning Sunday were Patty Schnyder, Li Na, Alona Bondarenko, Petra Kvitova, Anne Keothavong, qualifier Anna-Lena Groenefeld, qualifier Aravane Rezai, and wildcard Lourdes Domiguez Lino.

Highlights of Monday play include Schiavone vs. Serena Williams, Dominguez Lino vs. Dementieva, Mauresmo vs. Sugiyama, Stosur vs. Chakvetadze, Groenefeld vs. Petrova, Peer vs. Wozniacki, Hantuchova vs. Dulko, Wozniak vs. Schnyder, and Pavlyuchenkova vs. Peng.


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1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 David Ferrer5 Simona Halep
6 Tomas Berdych6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
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9 Milos Raonic9 Maria Sharapova
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