Jelena Jankovic followed her lengthy Cincinnati fnal with a first round yesterday in New Haven. The 7th seed was defeated 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 by Charleston runner-up Elena Vesnina. Jankovic had a wild card into the New Haven tournament.
5th seed Agnieszka Radwanska had a second round loss to Petra Cetkovska in New Haven. Meanwhile, Christina McHale extended her run to the quarterfinals, and at that point, she will meet a familiar face. McHale is scheduled to play three-time defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, whom she upset in Cincinnati last week. Wozniacki was a winner yesterday, as was 3rd seed Francesca Schiavone.
In Dallas, Irina-Camelia Begu defeated Gisela Dulko, Johanna Larsson upset 6th seed Shahar Peer, and Elena Baltacha upset 3rd seed Julia Goerges. And though it shouldn't be news, it is: Aravane Rezai made it out of the first round by defeating Magdalena Rybarikova.