7 Jan 2009

Upset at ASB Classic

12:35 pm on 7 January 2009

The unseeded Russian Elena Yelayna Vesnina has beaten the Czech sixth seed Nicole Vaidisova in straight sets on day three of the ASB tennis Classic in Auckland.

Vesnina won the match 6-4 6-3 in just over an hour.

Vaidosova is the first seeded player to be knocked out of the event.

Meanwhile, the New Zealand number one Marina Erakovic will play the world number four and top seed Elena Dementieva this afternoon.