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Kuznetsova ousted by Razzano

Updated: July 29, 2013, 9:43 PM ET
Associated Press

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Virginie Razzano of France stunned two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the first round of the Southern California Open on Monday.

Razzano, who needed a wild card to gain entry to the main draw, is ranked No. 131 in the world. Kuznetsova, who won the 2004 U.S. Open and the 2009 French Open, is 29th.

Razzano used her superior serve to control her Russian opponent, who had six double faults.

Former U.S. Open champion Sam ...

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