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French Open 2012: Women's No. 1 Seed Victoria Azarenka Falls To Dominika Cibulkova

Sunday at Roland Garros the top seed in the women's draw at the 2012 French Open, Victoria Azarenka, was knocked out in the fourth round by 15th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Azarneka, the winner of this year's Australian Open, feel behind early and was unable to recover, losing her cool so badly during the match that she was issued a warning for racket abuse.

The 2009 French Open champion, Svetlana Kuznetsova, also fell on Sunday, losing to Italy's Sara Errani, 6-0, 7-5. This is the second straight Grand Slam quarterfinal for Errani, the No. 21 seed in the draw. Errani will face Angelique Kerber, a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Petra Martic.

Women's tennis has seen many new faces capture crowns of late, with the last four majors won by first-time champions. All told, five different women have won the last five Grand Slam titles.

You can see a complete scoreboard from the 2012 French Open here.

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