Acapulco, Mexico (SportsNetwork.com) - Sara Errani was an easy first-round winner Tuesday at the Mexican Open tennis event.
The second-seeded Errani, a two-time Acapulco titlist, cruised past Lucie Hradecka, 6-1, 6-3 on the hardcourts at the Fairmont Acapulco Princess.
Caroline Garcia, seeded third, also won handily in a 6-4, 6-1 beatdown of Polona Hercog, while fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky survived Richel Hogenkamp, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Three in the top-10 fell on Day 2: seventh-seeded Sloane Stephens dropped a 6-3, 6-2 decision to Johanna Larsson and 10th-seeded Ajla Tomljanovic was upended by Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-4. Roberta Vinci, seeded sixth, was forced to retire in the first set of her match against Kiki Bertens.
Tuesday's other winners were: Aleksandra Krunic, Lesia Tsurenko, Sesil Karatantcheva, Mariana Duque-Marino and Elena Bogdan.
Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale in last year's Acapulco finale.
This week's winner will pocket $43,000.