Chanelle Scheepers won its opening match at the Indian Wells Masters 1000.
The South African has dominated the French in two innings, Kristina Mladenovic (semi-finalist in Florianopolis), 6/4, 4/1 at 1:12.
The next round of the tournament Scheepers (60th worldwide) crosses the racket against the No. 1 tennis French Marion Bartoli.
It’s over for Rick De Voest. The South African, enjoying an invitation was beaten by Germany’s Daniel Brands, 6/2, 7/5.