Meanwhile, Czech Petra Kvitova kick-started her title defence at the Madrid Masters yesterday with a 6-2, 6-3 defeat of New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic.
Serena Williams started out with a victory over Russian Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-1. Elsewhere, Andrea Hlavackova beat Anastasia Rodionova 6-1, 6-4 while Lucie Hradecka defeated Peng Shuai 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.
Mumbai Roundup: 9 incidents that took place this week
Photos: Ajay Devgn, Parineeti, Tabu at 'Golmaal Again' trailer launch
Photos: Dipika Pallikal Karthik oozes oomph in bikinis and sarees
Photos: Kareena Kapoor Khan's grand birthday bash
Photos: 'Dangal' girls Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh's dinner outing