[Yahoo] Defending Nasdaq champ Clijsters loses (AP)

Rusty Backhand
03-25-2006, 08:16 PM
Defending champion Kim Clijsters squandered leads in the first and final sets and lost her opening match Saturday at the Nasdaq-100 Open to Jill Craybas, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5. The No. 2-seeded Clijsters double-faulted 11 times and committed 78 unforced errors. Craybas, ranked 54th, won the final four games of the opening set and overcame a 4-2 deficit in the last set.