DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Marion Bartoli lost in straight sets Tuesday and was eliminated from the $2.5 million Qatar Open.
Bartoli, like the rest of the top eight seeds in the tournament, was given a bye into the second round but couldn't handle Caroline Wozniacki, who claimed a 6-2, 6-3 win.
Smaller upsets occurred Tuesday when 17th-seeded Francesca Schiavone lost a second-round match with Vera Zvonareva 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 and 13th-seeded Agnes Szavay dropped a first-rounder 7-6 (7-3), 6-0 to Ai Sugiyama.
The tournaments highest seeded players, including top-seeded Ana Ivanovic, open their Qatar Open play Wednesday.
The tournament champion will earn $414,000.