Lisicki then competed at the where she was the ninth seed.
For a time, Lisicki was in a relationship with German comedian , whom she dated for almost three years.
Lisicki was picked to play the doubles rubber with Anna-Lena Grönefeld against and.
Lisicki stayed in Stuttgart to compete at the.
Sabine was introduced to tennis by her father at the age of seven and quickly realized she had a natural talent and love for the sport.
However, after second seed Petra Kvitová withdrew, she became the ninth seed and received Kvitová's bye into the second round.