Dasha lost her third round match to the Slovakian Dominica Cibulkova: 3-6 6-7(3).
Both players had some winning streaks in the opening set. At first ibulkova won three games in a row then Dasha repeated her achievement and levelled the score and then the Slovakian won three more games. Dasha grabbed a 3-1 lead in the second set but did not manage to seal her victory and lost the advantage. The players then exchanged several breaks and Dasha even won both games when Cibulkova was serving for the match. Thus, the winner was to be decided at the tie-break and the Slovakian played a bit better.
Dasha’s next stop is the Premier Mandatory tournament in Beijing. Last year she managed to reach a quarterfinal here.