World No. 26 Svetlana Kuznetsova sealed a straight-sets victory over Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday.
The Russian won 6-4, 7-6(4), and is now to face either third seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland or American Venus Williams.
In other games Wednesday, Russia's 27th seed Nadia Petrova beat Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa to set up a third-round match against Samantha Stosur.
The Australian eased past world No. 112 Irina Falconi winning 6-1, 6-4 in an hour.
Canada's 58th-ranked Aleksandra Wozniak beat the Chinese world No. 34 Jie Zheng in straight sets 6-2, 6-4, to earn a third-round match up with world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
Azarenka finished off German outsider Dinah Pfizenmaier in just in 55 minutes, 6-1, 6-1.