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Wozniacki Stunned by Qualifier at Malaysian Open

Caroline Wozniacki

( February 27, 2013) Top seed Caroline Wozniacki was upset by qualifier Wang Qiang 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Wednesday in the first round of the Malaysian Open.

The Dane, who was a former No. 1 suffered the worst loss of her career losing to the 186th ranked Wang failing to take advantage of a match point.

Next stop for the Dane will be Hong Kong for the BNP Paribas Showdown where she’ll pay Agnieszka Radwanska in an exhibition for World Tennis Day.

BMW MALAYSIAN OPEN
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
February 25-March 3, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Singles – First Round
(Q) Qiang Wang (CHN) d. (1) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 26 76(1) 61 (saved 1mp)
(3/WC) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Vera Dushevina (RUS) 26 63 76(6) (saved 3mp)
(4) Ayumi Morita (JPN) d. Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) 61 61
(7) Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) d. Yuliya Beygelzimer (UKR) 26 64 63
(Q) Zarina Diyas (KAZ) d. (8) Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 67(5) 61 75
Duan Ying-Ying (CHN) d. Marta Sirotkina (RUS) 63 46 76(12) (saved 6mp)
Zhang Shuai (CHN) d. (WC) Aslina An Ping Chua (MAS) 60 61
Ashleigh Barty (AUS) d. (Q) Chanel Simmonds (RSA) 64 62
(Q) Luksika Kumkhum (THA) d. Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 36 61 62
(Q) Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) d. Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) 61 63
(Q) Nudnida Luangnam (THA) d. Zheng Saisai (CHN) 63 67(1) 62

Suspended due to rain
(2) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) leads Kurumi Nara (JPN) 43

Doubles – First Round
(2) Aoyama/Chang (JPN/TPE) d. Brianti/Klepac (ITA/SLO) 75 67(5) 108 (Match TB)
(3) Buryachok/Chan (UKR/TPE) d. (WC) Yusri/Selvarajoo (MAS/MAS) 61 61
Domachowska/Rosolska (POL/POL) d. Hsieh/Kao (TPE/TPE) 61 61
Kumkhum/Sema (THA/JPN) d. Kichenok/Kichenok (UKR/UKR) 64 76(5)
Pliskova/Pliskova (CZE/CZE) d. Beygelzimer/Rogowska (UKR/AUS) 63 64
Amanmuradova/Rodionova (UZB/RUS) d. Adamczak/Wongteanchai (AUS/THA) 63 64

Suspended due to rain
Chan/Lertcheewakarn (TPE/THA) lead (1) Husarova/Zhang (SVK/CHN) 42
(WC) Chua/Yang (MAS/CHN) lead (4) Fujiwara/Zheng (JPN/CHN) 41

Singles Qualifying – Final Round
(2) Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) d. (12) Ana Savic (CRO) 46 64 76(11)

Order Of Play – Thursday, February 28, 2013
Centre Court (from 13.00hrs)
1. Karolina Pliskova vs. Misaki Doi
2. Kurumi Nara vs. Hsieh Su-Wei (tbc; NB 14.00hrs)
3. Akgul Amanmuradova vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
4. Qiang Wang vs. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
5. Zhang Saisai vs. [Kurumi Nara or Hsieh Su-Wei] (NB 18.00hrs)
6. Husarova/Zhang vs. Chan/Lertcheewakarn (tbc; after suitable rest)

Court 1 (from 13.00hrs)
1. Ayumi Morita vs. Nudnida Luangnam
2. Luksika Kumkhum vs. Eleni Daniilidou
3. Fujiwara/Zheng vs. Chua/Yang (tbc)

Court 2 (from 13.00hrs)
1. Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs. Duan Ying-Ying
2. Zarina Diyas vs. Ashleigh Barty
3. Pliskova/Pliskova vs. Buryachok/Chan
4. Amanmuradova/Rodionova vs. Aoyama/Chang (after suitable rest)

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