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Top two seeds Williams, Golovin upset in first round

Updated: February 27, 2008, 12:12 AM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Top seed and defending champion Venus Williams was upset in the opening round of the WTA's Cellular South Cup on Tuesday night by qualifier Petra Kvitova.

The 17-year-old Kvitova won only the second WTA Tour match of her career, stunning Williams, the winner of four Wimbledon titles, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

"I am very happy," said Kvitova, of the Czech Republic. "It is the biggest [moment] of my life."

Williams followed the tournament's No. 2 seed, Tatiana Golovin, ...

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