World No. 15, Australian Ashley Bartie, defeated Wang Yafan from China, who is 65th in the WTA ranking 6/2, 6/3 in the second Australian Open.
The match lasted 1 hour and 5 minutes. During this time, 22-year-old Barty completed seven aces, never made a mistake in filing and sold four break points, 24-year-old Yafan never submitted a word through and made one double mistake and made one break.
This was the first official meeting of tennis players. The next opponent of Barty in Melbourne will be the Greek Maria Sakkari.