French Open winners Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual made an unexpected exit in Zurich today. The 3rd seeds fell to Sorana Cirstea and Monica Niculescu, 6-2, 6-4.
Also in the first round, the former world number 1 team of Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur was defeated by Peng Shuai and Zheng Jie, 6-3, 7-6. Zheng, of course, usually plays with partner Yan Zi.
Finally, top seeds Cara Black and Liezel Huber defeated Daniela Hantuchova and Agnes Szavay, 6-2, 6-3.