For the third day in a row, Venus and Serena Williams had to engage in their first round doubles match against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka. The Williams sisters won, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.
Venus Williams also had to play the second day of her second round singles match against Lucie Safarova, which she won, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5.
There were three upsets in singles, and one retirement. There was also a first round upset in mixed doubles, as 7th seeds Yan Zi and Nenad Zimonjic were defeated by the unseeded team of Alisa Kleybanova and Bruno Soares.