Shuai Peng and Daniela Hantuchova advance at Pattaya Open



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Shuai Peng and Daniela Hantuchova advance at Pattaya Open

Tennis - Top seeded Shuai Peng, fourth seed Kurumi Nara, sixth seed Jarmila Gajdosova and former World No. 5 Daniela Hantuchova were among the first round winners at the PTT Pattaya Open on Wednesday. Peng, a semi-finalist at the US Open in September, defeated Russian Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3, 6-2 while Hantuchova scored the upset win of the day, knocking out the No.

3 seed Zarina Diyas. The second seed Elina Svitolina had to pull out of the event and her replacement, Yuliya Beygelzimer defeated the Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm in three sets. [L] Yuliya Beygelzimer (UKR) d Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) | 5 - 7 | 7 - 6 (6) | 6 - 2
Marina Erakovic (NZL) d Luksika Kumkhum (THA) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 2
[1] Shuai Peng (CHN) d Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 2
Misaki Doi (JPN) d [WC] Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) | 7 - 6 (2) | 6 - 0
[8] Shuai Zhang (CHN) d Donna Vekic (CRO) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 0
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d [3] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) | 1 - 6 | 6 - 3 | 6 - 1
Saisai Zheng (CHN) d [Q] Yi-Fan Xu (CHN) | 6 - 4 | 6 - 2
Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) d [Q] Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) | 7 - 6 (4) | 7 - 5
[L] Lin Zhu (CHN) d Shahar Peer (ISR) | 7 - 6 (5) | 6 - 1
[6] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) d [Q] Misa Eguchi (JPN) | 6 - 3 | 7 - 6 (1)
Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) d [Q] Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS) | 6 - 3 | 7 - 6 (4)
[4] Kurumi Nara (JPN) d [WC] Nicha Lertpitaksinchai (THA) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 1