Tsvetana Pironkova beat Jie Chen in his first match of the tournament champions.
Tsvetana Pironkova won the match against Chze Tszhan from China by tournament champions.
In the first match of Group "Sredets" Bulgarian had a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) over Jie Chen.
In the second set Pironkova started playing more confidently, winning the second set and took a solid advance in the third part. She allowed her opponent to get to the tiebreak, but thanks to a few mistakes in the game managed to win it.
Tomorrow Pironkova will face Maria Kirilenko in the second match of Group "Sredets" tournament champions.
The match will be the second program tomorrow and will start not before 18:15.