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Bammer upset at Pattaya Open

Updated: February 11, 2009, 12:03 PM ET
Associated Press

PATTAYA, Thailand -- Third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova withdrew from the Pattaya Open because of illness on Wednesday, and fourth-seeded Sybille Bammer was beaten by Vera Dushevina, 6-4, 7-5, to knock two of the favorites from the tournament.

Cibulkova, ranked 19th in the world, was replaced by lucky loser Ryko Fuda of Japan, who subsequently lost 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 to Vitalia Diatchenko. Diatchenko will face India's Sania Mirza in the round of 16.

Dushevina's victory secured a spot in the ...

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