The 14th World No., Julia Goerges, from Germany, beat her compatriot Mona Bartel, who occupies the 77th position in the WTA ranking 6/4, 6/4 in the second round of the tournament in Auckland. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 23 minutes. During this time, the 30-year-old Goerges completed three aces, made a mistake three times in filing and sold four break points, and the 28-year-old Barthel served three times, made five double mistakes and made two breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the quarterfinals of the ASB Classic competition, Herges will cross rackets with Canadian Eugenie Bouchard.