PRAGUE (AP) — Yanina Wickmayer rallied to upset second-seeded Zhu Lin 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Prague Open on Tuesday.

It was the first Top 50 win for the Belgian since 2017 and came after Wickmayer reached the semifinals at the Poland Open where she lost to top-ranked Iga Swiatek.

In another upset result, Yuan Yue advanced to the second round by eliminating third-seeded Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-2 in an all-Chinese match at the hard-court tournament.

Fourth-seeded Czech Linda Nosková cruised past American Elvina Kalieva 6-1, 6-2.

Ninth-seeded Wang Xiyu of China beat Clara Tauson of Denmark 6-3, 6-2.


Also, Jule Niemeier, Kaia Kanepi, Anna Karolina Schmiedlová, Tereza Martincová and Emiliana Arango advanced to the second round.