MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Wild-card entrant Elena Vesnina swept through her first-round match Tuesday at the $1.34 million Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
Vesnina defeated Emmanuelle Gagliardi 6-2, 6-4 and earned a second-round shot at No. 8-seeded Nicole Vaidisova, who took a 7-6 (7-3), 6-3 victory from Yaroslava Shvedova in her first-round match of the indoor tournament.
Dulko advanced into a match with top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova while Azarenka drew No. 2-seeded Maria Sharapova for his second-round match.