Li ousted in Doha

10:58 AM, Feb 13, 2014   |    comments
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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.

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