Result: Bethanie Mattek-Sands beats top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in Sydney

Result: Mattek-Sands beats top seed Radwanska
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Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska is out of the Sydney International after losing in straight sets to American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in round two.

Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska has been dumped out of the Sydney International in round two after losing in straight sets to Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Top seed Radwanska won only 40% of points behind her first serve and was broken seven times en route to being beaten 7-5 6-2.

Mattek-Sands started very poorly, winning just one point in the opening three games of the match to fall two breaks behind early on.

The American quickly recovered to level the set at 3-3, before another Radwanska surge put the Pole 5-3 ahead.

Radwanska's game then capitulated, allowing Mattek-Sands to reel off seven games in a row, earning her the first set and a 3-0 lead in the second.

Mattek-Sands, who hit 34 winners in the match, will face either Ajla Tomljanovic or Madison Keys in round three.

Madison Keys of the United States looks on in her first round match against Simona Halep of Romania on Ken Rosewall arena during Day One of the Sydney International on January 5, 2014
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