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Barty of Australia defeated Denka Kovinich of Montenegro 6–0, 6–0.
World No. 1 women’s tennis player Ashley Barty reached the second round of the Australian Open very easily. Barty of Australia defeated Denka Kovinich of Montenegro 6–0, 6–0. Top seed Barty won the first round match in just 44 minutes. At the same time, former number-1 Victoria Azarenka fell victim to the vicissitudes.
Egypt’s first player to reach main round
Two-time former champion Azarenka of Belarus was beaten by unseeded Jessica Pegula of America 7-5, 6-4 to advance to the second round for the first time. Meanwhile, 24-year-old Mayor Sherif has become the first woman player in Egypt to win a Grand Slam main round match. The sheriff defeated Cole Paquet of France 7-5, 7-5. Other matches were won by Pliskova, Annette Kontavet, Coco Gough, Heather Watson, Sophia Kenin.
Nadal reached the second round for the 15th time
Second seed Rafael Nadal has reached the second round for the 15th time. Spain’s Nadal defeated Serbia’s Laslo Dere 6-3, 6-4, 6-1. Daniel Medvedev of Russia defeated Wasek Pospisil of Canada 6–2, 6–2, 6–4.
India’s Sumit out of first round
Sumit Nagal of India lost in the first round. Nagal was defeated 6–2, 7–5, 6–3 by Ricardes Beranakis of Lithuania. Stefanos Sitpsas, Borna Kerrich, Feliciano Lopez, Alex de Minor also advanced to the second round.