Mirza's victory her second of 2010
With the twin distractions of a high-profile wedding to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and a persistent wrist injury, Mirza has played only seven matches this year.
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The victory earned her a second-round match with Tamarine Tanasugarn, the Thai player who reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon two years ago.
Another well-known name making a comeback, former Wimbledon semifinalist Mirjana Lucic, also won.
Lucic, who spent many years away from professional tennis after problems with her father and with money, scored her second main tour victory of the year by beating Mariana Duque Marino of Colombia 6-1, 6-2.
Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press
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