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Defending champion Kuznetsova falls in Sydney

SYDNEY: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won an all-Russian battle against Svetlana Kuznetsova to oust the defending champion in straight sets in the second round of the Sydney International on Tuesday. Pavlyuchenkova beat world number nine Kuznetsova 7-5 6-3 to set up a quarter-final clash against Canadian Eugenie Bouchard who caused another upset by defeating number three seed… Read More »