Brisbane: The Brisbane International lost two of its top seeds yesterday when Germany's Andrea Petkovic and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia both crashed out of the season-opening tournament.
Former champion Kaia Kanepi of Estonia downed fifth seed Petkovic in three tense games 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. In the first match of the tournament, wildcard Ajla Tomljanovic sent the sixth-seeded Jankovic packing 7-6 (8-6), 6-0.
Jelena Jankovic. Pic/AFP