LUXEMBOURG (AP) Top-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany exited the Luxembourg Open in the first round on Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-2 to Pauline Parmentier.
The 78th-ranked Frenchwoman posted her first victory on the main Tour over Petkovic after breaking her five times.
Kirsten Flipkens, seeded seventh, also bowed out prematurely from the $250,000 hard court tournament, with the Belgian losing 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Johanna Larsson.
Second-seeded Alize Cornet of France reached the second round with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) win over Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka and former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany - the No. 3 - advanced with a 7-5, 6-0 win against Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia.