Pe’er Dubai 311.
(photo credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Shahar Pe’er ended her seven-match losing streak against top 10 players
on Wednesday by beating world number three and top seed Caroline
Wozniacki in the third round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.
The 22-year-old Israeli, ranked No. 22 in the world, defeated the Dane 6-2, 7-5.
Pe’er, who was famously denied entry into the tournament in the
Emirates last year, had lost all three of her previous meetings with
Wozniacki, including in the third round of the Australian Open less
than four weeks ago when the Israeli took just four games in a straight
On Tuesday, Pe’er claimed an emphatic 6-2, 6-2 victory
over 2009 Dubai finalist Virginie Razzano (24) of France.