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Bright future for Pavlyuchenkova

Updated: May 29, 2011, 2:00 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- As the empirical evidence of this shattered French Open women's draw mounted Sunday, it seemed appropriate that a teenager was responsible for the most recent carnage.

When Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated fellow Russian and No. 3 seed Vera Zvonareva 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2, dubious history was made. It was the first time in the 43 years of the Open era -- the third time in any Grand Slam -- that none of the top three seeds reached the quarterfinals here.

Zvonareva ...

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