INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Justine Henin led the way on the opening day of the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday by rolling to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova.
Henin is mounting a comeback after having retired as the No. 1 player in the world almost two years ago. She is unseeded for this prestigious event, at which she is a former champion.
The seeded players received a bye past the opening round.