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Mauresmo blows two match points in upset loss

Updated: May 16, 2007, 2:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- Top-seeded Amelie Mauresmo was upset by 29th-ranked Samantha Stosur 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (7) Wednesday in the Italian Open's second round.

Mauresmo wasted two match points, including one when she served for the match at 5-3 in the third set.

"The whole match was pretty tight. I just had to keep fighting and do my best," Stosur said. "I haven't played for nearly three hours in a long time, especially on clay."

The Italian Open is an important clay-court ...

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