No. 5 Kuznetsova goes down against Lisicki

Updated: 28 June 2009 07:53 IST

French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has been eliminated in the third round at Wimbledon, losing 6-2, 7-5 to Sabine Lisicki of Germany.

No. 5 Kuznetsova goes down against Lisicki
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WImbledon:

French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has been eliminated in the third round at Wimbledon, losing 6-2, 7-5 to Sabine Lisicki of Germany.

The 19-year-old Lisicki broke Kuznetsova five times on Saturday to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her career.

The hard-serving German won 80 percent of points on her first serve on the quick surface.

She will next play ninth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

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