Doha, Qatar (SportsNetwork.com) - Australian Open champion Li Na suffered
a third-round upset Thursday at the $2.44 million Qatar Open.
Czech Petra Cetkovska stunned the top-seeded Chinese star in 7-6 (7-2),
2-6, 6-4 fashion on the hardcourts at Khalifa International Tennis Complex.
Meanwhile, third-seeded Czech slugger Petra Kvitova outlasted fellow
countrywoman Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-2, fourth-seeded former French
Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy overcame Romanian Monica Niculescu 2-6,
7-5, 6-1, and fifth-seeded former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia
subdued Russian Alisa Kleybanova 6-1, 6-2.
Also on Day 4, sixth-seeded German left-hander Angelique Kerber tackled Czech
veteran Klara Zakopalova 6-2, 6-3.
The Sports Network