Samantha Stosur of Australia returns the ball to Anett Kontaveit of Estonia during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
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Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur crashed out Tuesday in the first round of the Dubai Championship 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 to Estonian Anett Kontaveit.Stosur was plagued by eight double faults, was broken four times and managed a single ace as she lost in an hour and three-quarters at the Aviation Club.After holding the number one ranking for a month last autumn, Muguruza remains keen for another taste of life at the top of the WTA.The WTA top ranking was a revolving door in 2017, with five women holding the spot during the season.Muguruza, seeded to meet holder Elina Svitolina in the final, said she is less stressed by her ranking now that she's been to the top and back.
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