Beijing 2011: Singles Loss, Doubles win

Sara has suffered another close loss in singles in Beijing. She started the match against Cetkovska well, and won the first set 6-4. In the second set, she served for the match twice, at 5-4 and 6-5. In both games, Sara had one matchpoint, but in the end she lost the set 6-7, and the match 6-4 6-7 4-6.

In doubles, things went better as Sara and Roberta Vinci beat Kudryavtseva/Makarova 6-4 6-3 in a match that lasted just over an hour. In the second round, they will play against King and Shvedova, who are still in the race to qualify for the Year End Championships.

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