New Delhi:Sania Mirza beat qualifier Aleksandra Wozniak 6-3, 6-2 to reach the second round of the East West Bank Classic at Carson on Monday.
The 30th ranked Sania did not have much problem in taming the 109th ranked Wozniak as she notched up an easy victory over the qualifier at the Tier II hard court event.
Sania will take on world no 12 and seventh-seed Martina Hingis in the next round. The Swiss got a bye in the first round.
In the doubles, Sania and her new partner Bethanie Mattek of the US will take on Janette Husarova of Slovakia and Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands. (With PTI inputs)