The pair made of Mihaela Buzarnescu (Romania) and Alize Cornet (France) qualified on Tuesday to the women's doubles round of 16 at the 3,173,000-USD tennis tournament of Doha (WTA), after defeating 2-6 6-4 10-6 the pair made of Alicja Rosolska (Poland) / Abigail Spears (USA).
Buzarnescu / Cornet made it in one hour and 23 minutes.
The winning pair secured a USD10,805 cheque and 105 WTA points.
In the second round they are to play against the couple of Andreja Klepac (Slovenia) / Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (Spain), seeded no. 8, who won by 6-3 6-3 to the pair made of Anna Smith (UK) / Renata Voracova (Czech Rep).