The 82nd World No., Spaniard Lara Arruabarren, lost to American Lauren Davis, who ranks 174th in the WTA rating, with a 2/6, 2/6 score at the start of the ASB Classic tournament. The match lasted 1 hour and 22 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Arruabarren noted only four double faults, and the 25-year-old Davis completed two aces, once made a mistake when serving and sold four break points. Now the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. Davis’s next opponent in Auckland will be either Belarusian Victoria Azarenka or American Venus Williams.