Silvia talking on WTATOUR.COM
No.8 seed Silvia Farina Elia was able to avoid the misfortune, defeating Maria Sanchez Lorenzo in straight sets, 63 60. Farina Elia, who will face Belgian wildcard Els Callens in the second round on Wednesday, said she is feeling good about the way she's started this season.
"I'm having some good results so far this year," Farina Elia said. "Getting to a final in Australia and playing very well last week in Paris. It's my second time in Antwerp and I'm happy to have played so well today in front of such a large crowd."