The 93rd World No., Russian Anastasia Potapova, lost to Belarus Alexander Alexandrovich Sosnovich, who is in the 30th position on the WTA, with a 4/6, 5/7 score at the start of the tournament in Brisbane. The match lasted 1 hour and 34 minutes. During this time, the 17-year-old Potapova performed three aces, made a mistake five times in filing and sold three break points, while the 24-year-old Sosnovich filed three times, made six double mistakes and made five breaks. This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the second round of the competition, Brisbane International will compete with the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.