Lisicki advances at Brisbane International

Updated: December 29, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand ( – Seventh-seeded Sabine Lisicki
defeated Magdalena Rybarik in straight sets Sunday in the first round of the
Brisbane International.

Lisicki fired seven aces and beat Rybarikova 6-3, 6-4 at ASB Tennis Arena.

In other first-round action, Stefanie Voegele downed Madison Keys, 6-4, 6-3,
Andrea Petkovic took out Bethanie Mattek-Sands, 6-4, 7-5, Kimiko Date-Krumm
dispatched Olivia Rogowska, 6-3, 7-5 and Elina Svitolina defeated Varvara
Lepchenko, 6-3, 6-3

Agnieszka Radwanska titled here a year ago.