Sabine Lisicki falls in three sets
DOHA, Qatar -- Seeded players Sabine Lisicki and Daniela Hantuchova lost in the opening round of the Qatar Open on Tuesday after holding one-set leads.
Angelique Kerber overcame a stomach bug to defeat the ninth-seeded Lisicki 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in an all-German match, and Simona Halep of Romania downed the 15th-seeded Hantuchova of Slovakia 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4) after 2 hours, 32 minutes.
Kerber, a U.S. Open semifinalist who won her first WTA title at the Open GDF Suez last week, will ...
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