Palermo, Italy – Top-seeded French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy was a Day-2 winner, while five-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues was sent packing at the $220,000 Italiacom Open.
The 2008 champion and 2009 Palermo runner-up Errani whipped Romanian Edina Gallovits-Hall 6-1, 6-1, while Italy's Maria Elena Camerin doused the fourth- seeded defending champion Medina Garrigues, of Spain, 6-1, 6-3 on the red clay at Country Time Club.
The 29-year-old Medina Garrigues titled here in 2001, from 2004-06, and last year, when she topped Slovenian Polona Hercog in the final.
Fifth-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro avoided an upset by handling New Zealand's Sacha Jones 6-4, 6-1.
Additional wins came for American Julia Cohen, Georgian Anna Tatishvili, promising Brit Laura Robson, Spaniard Estrella Cabeza Candela, and Austrian Patricia Mayr-Achleitner.