Monday, July 19, 2010

Kaia Kanepi and Agnes Szavay win in Palermo and Prage

Wimbledon quarter finalist and world number 36 won the WTA tournament in Palermo just this week. As the 5th seed she upset world number 12, top seed, home favourite and defending champion Flavia Pannetta 6-4 6-3. The result was a shock as Pannetta had showen great form all week losing less than 6 games in ever match untill the final, including a 6-0 6-4 semi final victory. Although Kanepi also didnt loose a set was pushed further than the top seed during the week. It was Kanepi's first victory over Pannetta on clay and thier head to head is now leval at 3-3.

In Prague 7th seed Agnes Szavay beat 8th seed Barbora Zachlavova-Strycova 6-2 1-6 6-2 winning her 10th consecutive win after defending her title Budapest last week. Good news for Zachlavova-Srtycova she will enter the top 50 for the first time in her carer ranking 39th.

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