Sunitha-Jozami out of Latin America tennis tourney

February 22nd, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin  


Bogota (Colombia), Feb 22 (IANS) India’s Sunitha Rao and Betina Jozami of Argentina went down fighting to top seed Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic and Bethanie Mattek of US in the doubles quarterfinals of the $185,000 Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament here. The unseeded Indo-Argentine pair put up a brave fight against the top seeds before bowing down 2-6, 6-3, 8-10 in a thrilling tiebreaker.

The Benesova-Mattek duo will now face the third-seed Spanish pair of Lourdes Dominguez Lino and Arantxa Parra Santonja in the semi-finals of the Tier III Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) event.

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