Kvitova, Sharapova ousted at Montreal tennis


MONTREAL: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and French Open winner Maria Sharapova suffered third-round shock exits while top seed Serena Williams avoided the upset bug on Thursday (Friday in Manila) at the WTA Montreal hardcourt tournament. Russian Ekaterina Makarova upended second-seeded left-hander Kvitova 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, while diminutive Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro stunned fourth-seeded Sharapova 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, following a third-set rain delay, at Uniprix Stadium. Williams advanced by defeating Lucie Safarova 7-5, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals.



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