Fiona Ferro, of France, won the first match played on center court today. Swedish opponent Susanne Celik came up short when Ferro won 6-0 2-6 6-4.
Wild card Mirjam Björklund faced Anna Zaja of Germany in the second match. Zaja, ranked 100 in the world, won the first set in a tight tie-breaker. All sets ended up in deciding tie-breaks and the Swede Björklund got the upper hand taking the second set tie-break 7-0. And finally after a marathon like 3 h and 23 minutes the first Swedish player could claim her ticket to the second round.
Johanna Larsson stormed through the first set against top seed Sorana Cirstea 6-0. After a short rain delay Cirstea found her rythm and the second set came to a deciding tie-brfeak where Larsson came out on top winning it 6-0 7-6(2)
Other winners today where Arantxa Rus, Basak Eraydin, Tereza Mrdeza, Misaki Doi, Elena Rybakina, Nathalia Vikhlyantseva, Anhelina Kalinina and Katarzuna Kawa.