Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands won her opening match, 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5 over Swiss Emmanuelle Gagliardi at the Palermo International tennis tourney.
No. 3 Shahar Peer of Israel and sixth-seeded Maria Elena Camerin of Italy Wednesday led the winners in Round Two of the Prague Open tennis tournament.
Kaia Kanepi of Estonia upset top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-2, in Monday's first-round action at the Prague Open.
Czech Lucie Safarova and Italian Mara Santangelo were among Monday's opening-round winners at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.
Defending champion Dinara Safina advanced at the Open Gaz de France on Monday by beating her fellow Russian Anna Chakvetadze in the first round.
Second-seeded Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy and third-seeded Italian Francesca Schiavone were among Tuesday's winners at the Gaz de France Stars tennis event.
Nadia Petrova and Nicole Vaidisova Friday were easy quarterfinal winners at the Thailand Open in Bangkok.
American Amy Frazier was a first-round winner Tuesday at the inaugural Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open.
Top seed Kim Clijsters had little difficulty advancing to the quarterfinals of the Seat Open Luxembourg on Wednesday.
Second-seeded Emmanuelle Gagliardi and fourth seed Virginia Ruano of Spain notched straight-sets win Wednesday in the second round of the Tashkent Open.