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2021 Australian Open – Day 2 women’s singles final results

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After two of the Canadian women got on court the first day, Leylah Fernandez gets her turn.

And she has a tough ask in No. 18 seed Elise Mertens, who won one of the warmup events over the past week at Melbourne Park.

2021 Australian Open
Women’s singles, first round
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021
Final results

Canadian content

[18] Elise Mertens (BEL) def. Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 61 63

Injury retirements

[Q] Kaja Juvan (SLO) def [13] Johanna Konta (GBR) 46 20 retd

Upsets

Jessica Pegula (USA) def [12] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 75 64
Olga Danilovic (SRB)
def [16] Petra Martic (CRO)  75 36 64
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) def [20] Maria Sakkari (GRE) 62 06 63
[Q] Ann Li (USA) def [31] Zhang Shuai (CHN) 62 60

Seeds advancing

[1] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) def. Danka Kovinic (MNE) 60 60
[4] Sofia Kenin (USA) def. [WC] Maddison Inglis (USA) 75 64
[5] Elina Svitolina (UKR) def. Marie Bouzkova (CZE) 63 76 (5)
[6] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) def. Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 60 62
[11] Belinda Bencic (SUI) def. Lauren Davis (USA) 63 46 61
[14] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) def. [LL] Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) 64 60
[21] Anett Kontaveit (EST) def. Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 75 62
[22] Jennifer Brady (USA) def. Aliona Bolsova (ESP) 61 63
[25] Karolina Muchova (CZE) def Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 75 62
[26] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) def. Sloane Stephens (USA) 46 62 63
[28] Donna Vekic (CRO) def. [PR] Yafan Wang (CHN) 46 63 64
[29] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) def. Martina Trevisan (ITA) 63 64

Other results (in alphabetical order)  

Mona Barthel (GER) def. Elisabetta Cocciaretto (ITA) 36 64 64
Madison Brengle (USA) def. [WC] Arina Rodionova (AUS) 61 62
Danielle Collins (USA)
def. Ana Bogdan (ROU) 63 61
[WC] Daria Gavrilova (AUS)
def Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) 61 75
Coco Gauff (USA) def. Jil Teichmann (SUI) 63 62
Nao Hibino (JPN) def. [WC] Astra Sharma (AUS) 26 63 75
Kaia Kanepi (EST) def Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 63 61
Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)
def Saisai Zheng (CHN) 63 26 62
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) def. Barbora Strycova (CZE) 62 62
Nadia Podoroska (ARG) def Christina McHale (USA) 64 64
Shelby Rogers (USA)
def. [Q] Francesca Jones (GBR) 64 61
[Q] Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) def Paula Badosa (ESP) 67 (4) 76 (4) 75
[Q] Mayar Sherif (EGY) def [Q] Chloe Paquet (FRA) 75 75
[WC] Samantha Stosur (AUS) def. [WC] Destanee Aiava (AUS) 64 64
Alison Van Uytvanck (BLR) def. [Q] Clara Burel (FRA) 46 63 64
Heather Watson (GBR) def. Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 76 (4) 76 (3)
Zhu Lin (CHN) def. [Q] Whitney Osuigwe (USA) 61 61 2.  

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