Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/25/13

DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 30: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland reacts to a lost point against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the final day of round robin play during the Sony Ericsson WTA Championships at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on October 30, 2009 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Agnieszka Radwanska used to practice outside in Poland during the winter, dodging behind buildings to keep the wind from becoming a problem. That determination helped make her one of the toughest competitors on tour, and she demonstrated that Wednesday night in a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Francesca Schiavone in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. ''While I was going to school I practiced at 7:30 when there was still ice on the ground,'' Radwanska said. ''It was like this for years with the difficult conditions. I can certainly appreciate the good conditions.'' Radwanska, the No. 1 seed in the event and ranked No. 4 in the world, won for the 10th time in her past 13 matches to improve to 34-10 this year. She won a career-high 59 matches last season. ''It's always fun to play Francesca because she has a good touch and tricky shots,'' said Radwanska, who enjoys utilizing her own selection of trick shots. ''The serve was not the key in this match at all. I think we were bo...
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