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Kim Clijsters saved from a surprise loss in the second round of Indian Wells 

Kim Clijsters saved from a surprise loss in the second round of Indian Wells


Kim Clijsters saved from a surprise loss in the second round of tennis tournament in Indian Wells, USA, with a prize fund 4.5 million dollars after he beat Italian Sara Eran difficult 6:3, 2:6, 6:4 in a meeting the third round.

Belgian Clijsters remained quite disappointed difficult victory, but the situation at number three-seeded Vera Zvonareva was even worse. The Russian lost to Slovakian tennis player Dominika Cibulkova with 4:5, 7:6 (4), 6:4 in the meeting, which ended after more than three hours of play. Cibulkova benefit until the fourth game of their playmaking, which won for the first time against Zvonareva. In the next round it will have an easier task after Belgian Yanina Wickmayer defeated with 3:6, 6:4, 6:1 Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.

In other third round matches from Jelena Jankovic won with 6:2, 6:4 Julia Gyorges while Open champion from France - Francesca Skiavone, defeated by 6:2, 6:3 Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, which earlier in the tournament remove Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova.

Two seeded Clijsters record six aces and 13 double faults against Eran, but came to breakthroughs in the filing of his opponent twice early in the third set. That she managed to win the match in less than two hours.

Belgian, which is the tournament champion in 2003 and 2005, a year failed to win his own submission on two occasions in the first set and in three other games in the second.

"I do not play in the best way. I felt a bit slow in the legs. The shoulder does hurt at every service. On this surface against a similar opponent pains are accentuated during each return with topspin. The only good thing was thatI won without showing the best of ourselves, "said Clijsters.

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