Top seed Marion Bartoli was taken out of the Portugal Open today in the first round. Peng Shuai defeated Bartoli 6-0, 1-6, 6-4.
Also in the opening round, Francesca Schiavone--who beat Lourdes Dominguez Lino a few days ago in the Marrakech final--beat her again today.
Of note: Wild card Julia Goerges was defeated by lucky loser Monica Puig.
And--speaking of Frenchwomen--Aravane Rezai made it through qualifying but lost to Estrella Cabeza Candela in the first round.