WTA Tour

Tsurenko ousted in Tashkent

2013-09-09 17:00
Nastassja Burnett (Getty Images)
Tashkent - Unseeded Nastassja Burnett of Italy has advanced to the second round of the Tashkent Open by beating second-seeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 7-6 (4), 6-4 Monday.

Burnett missed two match points before wrapping up the victory.

"I was feeling a little nervous and was in a hurry to finish the match," Burnett said.

"But on the third match point I settled down a bit, calmed my nerves and clinched the issue.

"I can't think about what happened then but will settle down and think of how not to repeat the same mistakes."

Also, third-seeded Yvonne Meusburger of Austria has beaten Timea Babos of Hungary 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.

"I was playing short in the first set and finding it tough to get into the match," Meusburger said.

"In the second and the third set I started playing a little longer and got better.

"I started attacking her second serve and that helped me quite a bit."

Top-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, fifth-seeded Alexandra Cadantu of Romania, and sixth-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania also advanced.

Read more on:    wta tour  |  tennis


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.


When all is said and done, who of the 'Big 3' in men's tennis ends their career with the most Grand Slams?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.