In women’s singles results, Russian third seed Elena Dementieva has beaten Ekaterina Makarova 7-5 6-1 while Alisa Kleybanova has upset compatriot Maria Kirilenko 6-2 6-2.
Alize Cornet has caused the first upset of the Medibank International Sydney with a straight sets win over seventh seed Nadia Petrova. 6-2 6-4
Dinara Safina secured a place in the second round of the Medibank International Sydney when she powered her way past Sorana Cirstea in just 56 minutes 6-2, 6-1 today.
Caroline Wozniacki scored a 6-1, 6-2, win over Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia.
Vera Dushevina moved past Australian wild card Emelyn Starr 6-0, 6-1.
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