Major upset for Russians at tennis world championships

Russia‚Äôs tennis queens failed to shine on the opening day of the WTA World Championships, with both Vera Zvonareva and Maria Sharapova losing their matches in straight sets. Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova defeated sixth-seed Zvonareva 6-2, 6-4. Kvitova was making her first appearance at the season-ending tournament in Istanbul for the top eight players. It […]