Zarina Diyas Double Bagels Sabine Lisicki in Stuttgart Opener

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 | 1
(photo courtesy: dedeporsche)

(photo courtesy: dedeporsche)


Germany’s Sabine Lisicki suffered the biggest defeat of her career after she crashed out of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, following her 6-0 6-0 annihilation from Kazakh journeywoman Zarina Diyas.

Lisicki not only looked rusty on her service, committing as many as 7 double faults, but also won a paltry 41 percent of her first-serve points and got broken 6 times in both the sets to go down in an hour and 3 minutes.

Reflecting on her humiliating defeat, the 19th-ranked German later admitted that she had a “complete blackout” and that she “cannot explain what happened” on the court out there.

It was also the end of the road for 7th seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, who lost out to Italian Sara Errani in a grueling two-set encounter that lasted for 2 hours and 8 minutes, before the latter pulled off a 7-6 6-4 triumph.

Elsewhere, 2nd seed Simona Halep overcome Garbine Muguruza 3-6 6-1 6-3, while Angelique Kerber made short work of 201-ranked American Alexa Glatch, clinching a 6-2 7-5 conquest in a 94-minute affair.


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