Misa is playing with her SR at WTA Baku and after that she is returning to China, to the Challenger event in Suzhou.
(6)Polona Hercog (SLO) v Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ)
Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) v Q
(wc)Kamilla Farhad (AZE) v Mandy Minella (LUX)
(4)Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) v (SR)Michaella Krajicek (NED)
Misa beat Cadantu on clay last year, which is Misa's least favourite surface and Cadantu's favourite. This draw could have been way worse, but she needs to play well in order to beat Cadantu.
(1)Minella/Scheepers vs. Linette/Svitolina
Brianti/Peer vs. Daniilidou/Krunic
(3)Klemenschits/Klepac vs. Ivakhnenko/Kozlova
Dolonc/Tatishvili vs. (WC)Farhad/Sharipova
Abduraimova/Kapshay vs. (4)Pliskova/Pliskova
Kremen/Melnikova vs. (WC)Chalaganidze/Jafarova
Cadantu/Ferrer Suarez vs. (2)Buryachok/Kalashnikova