Czech tennis player Barbora Strycova failed to overcome the barrier of the second round of the tournament in Auckland, losing in two sets to American Amanda Anisimova – 3/6, 3/6. The match lasted 1 hour and 22 minutes. The 33rd racket of the world, 32-year-old Barbora, made one ace and made a mistake when serving. 17-year-old Amanda, who occupies the 96th position in the world classification, made three breaks and one ace, making two double mistakes. Before each other athletes have not met. In the quarterfinals of the ASB Classic competition, Anisimova will play with Slovakian Victoria Kuzmova, who defeated American Sofia Kenin, – 7/5, 5/7, 6/3.