Tennis-Sharapova dumped out of Australian Open by Cibulkova

MELBOURNE Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:26am GMT

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MELBOURNE Jan 20 (Reuters) - Third seed Maria Sharapova was dumped out of the Australian Open fourth round when she suffered a 3-6 6-4 6-1 loss to Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova on Rod Laver Arena on Monday.

Sharapova's demise came a day after Serbia's Ana Ivanovic beat world number one and title favourite Serena Williams, also in the fourth round.

(Reporting by Greg Stutchbury in Wellington; Editing by Peter Rutherford)


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