British number one Johanna Konta improved to the 2d round in Indian Wells with a straight-situation bag over France’s Pauline Parmentier.
Konta, top-of-the-line British female to make the main draw, gained 6-2 6-3 in a single hour 30 minutes in California.
The arena number forty five broke the 33-Twelve months-aged twice in every situation and saved 10 of the 11 rupture parts she confronted.
Konta, 27, will face Su-Wei Hsieh in the 2d round, after the 33-Twelve months-aged from Taiwan bought a bye.
In males’s qualifying, Britain’s Dan Evans beat Noah Rubin of the US 6-1 6-1 to effect the main round.