Agnes Szavay, seeded second this week after collecting the tournament title in Beijing Sunday, also advanced to the Korea Open second round, knocking out local wild-card entrant Ye-Ra Lee, 6-2, 6-3. She next goes against Galina Voskoboeva.
Fifth-seeded Eleni Daniilidou opened her Korea Open title defense with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Carolina Wozniacki and No 6-seed Martina Muller stopped Sung-hee Han, 6-1, 6-0.
The 2007 Korea Open champion will take home $21,140.
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