April 18, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) Wild card Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany defeated Johanna Konta of Britain 6-3, 6-3 at the start of the Porsche Cup, a WTA tournament on indoor red clay.

In the second match Monday, Timea Babos of Hungary defeated Sabine Lisicki of Germany 7-6 (4), 6-3).

The top-seeded player in the tournament is Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, while No. 2 is Angelique Kerber of Germany, the Australian Open champion. Both have byes into the second round.

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