Schnyder loses out in Strasbourg

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Swiss number two Patty Schnyder has been knocked out of the first round of the $170,000 WTA Strasbourg tournament, losing to Germany's Bianka Lamade, 6-3, 2-6, 3-6.

This content was published on May 21, 2001 minutes

Victory was sweet revenge for Lamade, who suffered a straight sets defeat against her Swiss training partner at the German Open in Berlin a fortnight ago.

Schnyder, who started the month by reaching the quarter-finals in Hamburg, has now notched up five first round defeats since the beginning of the year.

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