The Dane, who is chasing a first title since October, won 6-3 6-4 to set up a match with Germany’s Andrea Petkovic.
Second seed Karolina Pliskova became the first woman to reach the third round with a 6-3 6-3 success over Margarita Gasparyan, while Roland Garros runner-up Marketa Vondrousova eased past China’s Zheng Saisai 6-2 6-3 in her opening match.
Jelena Ostapenko’s upturn in form continued with a 6-4 6-4 triumph over Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu.
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