No problems for Jankovic
Originally published on: 26/02/10 12:28
The Serbian needed an hour and 16 minutes to clinch the win, which sets up a clash with either Daniela Hantuchova or Gisela Dulko.
Four seeds crashed out, with number 12 Flavia Pennetta losing 6-3 6-7(7/2) 6-2 to Agnes Szavay, and Alize Cornet (13) and Anabel Medina Garrigues (14) both losing to qualifiers.
Cornet was beaten 7-5 6-1 by Russian Elena Vesnina and Garrigues was downed 6-3 6-4 by Vera Dushevina, also of Russia.
Kaia Kanepi was a set down and 3-2 up against Lucie Safarova when she was forced to retire with a hip injury, giving Safarova a second-round clash with Briton Anne Keothavong.
Sybille Bammer also had to withdraw hurt against Petra Kvitova when she was 4-1 down in the first set.
Alona Bondarenko dispatched Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-2, Patty Schnyder saw off Sara Errani 6-2 6-3 and Samantha Stosur beat 10th seed Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6 (7/4) 6-1.
Li Na needed three sets to overcome Carla Suarez Navarro 5-7 6-1 7-5, while Aravane Rezai beat Tsvetana Pironkova and Lourdes Dominguez Lino defeated Akgul Amanmuradova.