Kanepi ousted by unknown Spaniard

  • 2011-09-02
  • Jared Grellet
NEW YORK, USA – Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi has been shocked in the second round of the US Open, falling to unknown Spaniard Silvia Soler-Espinosa on Thursday. Appearing in not only her first ever US Open but her first ever grand slam, the 23-year-old eased past the 31st seeded Kanepi 6-4 6-2 to move into the third round. In just her second match back from injury Kanepi could be mistaken for looking a little rusty but the fact was she was outplayed by a better player on the day. Winning 76% of points on her first serve and getting in a s...
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