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In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

There were upsets and thrilling battles on the opening day of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, as former champion Agnieszka Radwanska failed to reach the second round as she fell 7-5 6-4 to Daria Kasatkina, and Johanna Konta made tournament history.

In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland serves the ball to Daria Katsatkina of Russia during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Daria Kasatkina of Russia is congratulated by Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Daria Katsatkina of Russia reacts during her match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns the ball to Daria Katsatkina of Russia during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Johanna Konta of Great Britain in action against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia plays a backhand in her match against Johanna Konta of Great Britain during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Japan's Naomi Osaka waits for return the serve of France's Kristina Mladenovic during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Kristina Mladenovic of France in action against Naomi Osaka of Japan during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Elena Vesnina of Russia plays a forehand in her match against Shuai Peng of China during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.
In pictures: Opening day of WTA women's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Shuai Peng of China plays a backhand in her match against Elena Vesnina of Russia during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 19, 2018 in Dubai.