The 83rd World No. Swiss, Stephanie Vogele, lost to Spaniard Sarah Sorribes-Tormo, who ranks 86th in the WTA rating, with a 5/7, 3/6 score at the start of the tournament in Auckland. The match lasted 1 hour 47 minutes. During this time, the 28-year-old Fogele completed three ys, twice made a mistake when serving and sold three break points, and the 22-year-old Sorribes-Tormo filed a few times, made three double mistakes and made five breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the second round of the ASB Classic competition, Sorribes-Tormo will fight either with the Belgian Kirsten Flipkens or with the American Sacia Vickery.