Craybas ousts Dokic to advance

Updated: March 12, 2009, 1:37 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Jelena Dokic lost to Jill Craybas of the United States 6-4, 6-2 in the opening round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday.

The Australian Open quarterfinalist said she needs a break after six months away from home as she attempts to return to the highest levels of the sport.

Essentially out of tennis in 2007, Dokic played four WTA tournaments last year and won three titles on the ITF circuit. But the campaign is taking its toll.

She said she is "having ...

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