Australia Open Results

17-year-old American, Coco Gauff, the 18th seed, was eliminated from the Australian Open today beaten by China’s 30-year-old, world number 112 6-4, 6-2 to China’s Qiang Wang ).

Tunisian ninth seed, Ons Jabeur , who injured her lower back during the Sydney Classic last week, withdrew from the tournament before her first-round match against Spain’s Nuria Parrizas Diaz.

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka cruised into round two, needing only 65 minutes to beat Hungary’s Panna Udvardy 6-3 6-1, while Italian 30th seed, Camila Giorgi defeated Russia’s Anastasia Potapova 6-4, 6-0.

Greece’s Maria Sakkari, the fifth seed, beat Germany’s Tatjana Maria 6-4, 7-6 (7-2), and there were also wins for 22nd seed, Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-3 over Kristina Mladenovic of France, and 15th seed Elina Svitolina (6-1 7-6 (7-4) against another French player, Fiona Ferro).