Steffi Graf, playing her first match since winning Wimbledon, trounced Rene Simpson of Canada, 6-0, 6-0, Monday night in the opening round of the $200,000 Great American Bank tournament at San Diego.
Graf, the world's top-ranked women's player, needed just 41 minutes to finish off Simpson.
In an upset, Angelica Gavaldon, a 15-year-old junior to be from Coronado, defeated Wimbledon quarterfinalist Rosalyn Fairbank of South Africa, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.
In other matches, Betsy Nagelsen downed Liz Smylie of Australia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3; Robin White upset third-seeded Susan Sloane, 7-5, 6-3; No. 7 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch of West Germany beat Elise Burgin, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5, and Isabelle Demongeot of France defeated Sara Gomer of Britain, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1.
Tim Mayotte rallied to beat Brad Gilbert, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, in the rain-delayed final of the $297,500 Sovran Bank tournament at Washington.