Maria out of Cincinnati

Maria has been knocked out of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati in the semis by No.9 seed Ana Ivanovic. In a match that lasted two hours and 46 minutes, Maria lost 2-6 7-5 5-7.

The next tournament for Maria will be the final Grand Slam of the year at the US Open in New York which begins on August 25th. Maria will be seeded fifth.