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Early exit for Amelie Mauresmo

Video by FRANCE 24

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-09-03

Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo was ousted from the US Open in a second round match against Canadian player Aleksandra Wozniak, where she was defeated 6-4, 6-0. It was her earliest exit from the US Open in 10 appearances there.

REUTERS  - Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo suffered her earliest ever loss at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, beaten 6-4 6-0 in the second round by Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak.

 

The 17th seed led 2-0 in the first set but then fell apart as the world number 39 cruised to victory to reach the third round in New York for the first time.

 

It is the first time Mauresmo has gone out of the U.S. Open before the third round in 10 appearances.

 

Wozniak will now play 10th seed Flavia Pennetta after the Italian whitewashed Sania Mirza of India 6-0 6-0.

 

Open women's singles second round results

 

18-Li Na (China) beat Michelle Larcher de Brito (Portugal) 6-1 6-3


Aleksandra Wozniak (Canada) beat 17-Amelie Mauresmo (France) 6-4 6-0

 

10-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat Sania Mirza (India) 6-0 6-0

 

Date created : 2009-09-02

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