WTA Copa Claro Colsanitas: Alize Cornet clears first hurdle in Bogota
Last Updated: February 19, 2013 9:14am
Alize Cornet: Safely into round two in Bogota
Second seed Alize Cornet was among the first round winners in the WTA Copa Claro Colsanitas in Bogota.
The Frenchwoman defeated Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-2 7-6 (8/6) in one of four opening round fixtures.
Cornet's compatriot Mathilde Johansson also progressed with a 6-4 2-6 6-3 success over Canadian Stephane Dubois.
Luxembourg's Mandy Minella was also a straight sets winner, 6-4 6-3 over Tatjana Malek, while Nina Bratchikova went down 7-5 6-2 to Paula Ormaechea of Argentina.