It rained in Istanbul today, but not before 4th seed Yaroslava Shvedova was defeated 6-4, 7-6 by Stephanie Voegele. Also advancing to the second round were 6th seed Andrea Petkovic and Vera Dushevina.
In Stanford, Jamie Hampton--who knocked Bethanie Mattek-Sands out of qualifying--got knocked out herself by countrywoman Christina McHale. 3rd seed Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the second round, as did Dominika Cibulkova and Olga Govortsova. wild card Ana Ivanovic also moved to the second round, after defeating Alisa Kleybanova 6-3, 6-2.
In Stanford doubles, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko defeated Yanina Wickmayer and Daniela Hantuchova 6-1, 7-5.