Favorites fall in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, England -- Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone and defending champion Sabine Lisicki each lost in straight sets in the second round at the Aegon Classic on Wednesday, as players struggled under rainy and windy conditions on the grass-court surface.
Misaki Doi, a Japanese left-hander ranked outside the top 100, beat Schiavone 7-5, 6-4, while Urszula Radwanska defeated the second-seeded Lisicki 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament.
Daniela Hantuchova's 7-5, 7-6 ...
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