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Li Na shocked in Eastbourne Intl

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-06-21 05:07

Li Na shocked in Eastbourne Intl

China's Li Na reacts during her women's singles quarterfinal defeat to Russia's Elena Vesnina on the sixth day of the AEGON International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, southern England, on June 20, 2013. Vesnina on the match 7-6, 6-3. [Photo/]

LONDON - Second seed Li Na was upset by Russia's Elena Vesnina in the quarterfinals of the Eastbourne International tennis tournament on Thursday.

The world No 6 and former French Open champion lost 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 to Vesnina, ranked 36th in the world, in one hour and 40 minutes.

In the other matches, Fernando Lopez beat Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) in an all-Spanish affair.

Lopez will next take on Ivan Dodig of Croatia, who defeated eighth seed Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-2.

American Jamie Hampton reached the semifinals with a 3-6, 7-6 ( 7-1), 6-4 victory over Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova.

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