The 24th World No. Romanian Michaela Buzarnescu lost to Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko, who ranks 27th in the WTA ranking, with a score of 0/6, 2/6 at the start of the tournament in Brisbane. The meeting lasted 57 minutes. During this time, the 30-year-old Buzarnescu performed one ace, made a mistake five times when serving and did not realize more than one break point, and the 29-year-old Tsurenko filed twice, made two double mistakes and made five breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Romanian. Tsurenko’s next opponent in the Brisbane International competition will be Australian Kimberly Birrell.