Kontaveit to face Teichmann in the second round of the WTA Canadian Open

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 2) will face Jil Teichmann of Switzerland (WTA No. 21) in the second round of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) Canadian Open in Toronto

Teichmann beat Venus Williams 6-2, 6-three inside the opening round to set up the meeting with Kontaveit, who become seeded and so starts offevolved the event in the round of 32.

Kontaveit has performed Teichmann on three preceding events, maximum lately inside the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy in February, and has never misplaced to the Swiss.

A victory for the Estonian could imply a match up with former international number one Simona Halep of Romania (WTA No 15) in spherical 3.

Halep defeated Croatia's Donna Vekic (WTA eighty two) 6-0, 6-2 in the starting round

and awaits the winner of the match between Spain's Cristina Buca (WTA 122) and Shuai Zhang of China (WTA forty five) in round 2.

The biggest surprise of the tournament so far got here while Czechia's WTA 23 Petra Kvitova changed into defeated 2-6, 6-four, 3-6 with the aid of  Alison Riske (WTA 35) of america.