Kuznetsova upset by Rodionova at Wimbledon

Updated: 25 June 2010 18:06 IST

Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has been ousted in the second round at Wimbledon by 74th-ranked Anastasia Rodionova of Australia.

Wimbledon, London :

Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has been ousted in the second round at Wimbledon by 74th-ranked Anastasia Rodionova of Australia.

Rodionova beat the 19th-seeded Russian 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach the third round at the All England Club for the first time.

It also was Rodionova's second victory in 22 career matches against players ranked in the top 20.

Kuznetsova won the 2004 U.S. Open and 2009 French Open. Since the start of this season, she has fallen from third in the rankings to out of the top 10 for the first time in more than four years.

Topics : Tennis Svetlana Kuznetsova
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