Canada’s Bianca Andreescu returns the ball against Qinwen Zheng, of China, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament in Toronto on August 11, 2022. Andreescu cruised her way to a 6-2, 6-4 opening-round win over Jil Teichmann at the Guadalajara Open on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Bianca Andreescu earns straight-sets victory over Teichmann at Guadalajara Open

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu cruised her way to a 6-2, 6-4 opening-round win over Jil Teichmann at the Guadalajara Open on Monday.

The Mississauga, Ont., native broke on five of her seven opportunities while winning 61 per cent of her first-serve points in the win. Andreescu, 22, will next face the winner between Bernarda Pera and Petra Kvitova.

Vancouver’s Rebecca Marino also came away with a first-round victory defeating Ann Li 6-2, 7-6 (2).

Marino fired 11 aces to just one double fault and converted on three of her 10 break point opportunities. Li committed five double faults and only broke once out of her three chances.

The Canadian will next take on world No. 10 Caroline Garcia.

Laval, Que., native Leylah Fernandez was scheduled to face Belinda Bencic later Monday.

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