Karin Knapp (#118) of Italy outlasted the injured Victoria Azarenka (#5) of Belarus in their first round match 63 67(6) 40. Karin has ranked as high as #33 and can actually play well against top 10 players.
She also reached the third round here in 2007 and 2008. This is her ninth appearance in the second round of a grand slam.
She will next meet Anastasija Sevastova (#87) of Latvia in the second round.