The 87th World No., Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, beat American Madison Brengle, who is on the 88th line in the WTA ranking, with a 6/3, 6/3 score at the start of the tournament in Auckland. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 11 minutes. During this time, the 24-year-old Bouchard completed three aces, once made a mistake when serving and sold six break points, while the 28-year-old Brengle never let it through, made five double mistakes and made three breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the second round of the ASB Classic competition, Bouchard will compete with either the Belgian Alison van Uitvank or the Dutch Bibane Schofs.