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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Daniela Hantuchova into Bell 2nd round

Associated Press

QUEBEC CITY -- Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova beat Ajla Tomljanovic 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Bell Challenge on Tuesday.

No. 2 seed Lucie Safarova, No. 3 Tamira Paszek, No. 5 Sofia Arvidsson and No. 6 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova also advanced in the $220,000 WTA tournament. But No. 8 seed Anna Tatishvili of Georgia lost 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to French qualifier Julie Coin.

Safarova routed American Jill Craybas 6-2, 6-1, and Paszek edged American Ashley Weinhold 6-0, 4-6, 6-2. Arvidsson beat Russia's Elena Bovina 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, and Strycova topped China's Zhang Shuai 6-4, 6-2.

Also Tuesday, Croatia's Mirjana Lucic beat Jamie Hampton of the United States 6-4, 6-2, and American Melanie Oudin lost 6-1, 6-3 to Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic.