The American tennis player Caroline dolehide, number 200 of the WTA, fulfilled the predictions when winning by 6-3 and 6-2 in one hour and twenty-six minutes to Xiaodi You, Chinese tennis player, number 249 in the WTA, in the qualifying round of the Australian Open. With this result, the winner will be in the next round of the Australian Open.
In the tournament Melbourne (Australian Open Indiv. Fem.) a pre-qualification phase is carried out that the tennis players with the lowest scores have to pass to participate in the official tournament. In it specifically 128 tennis players face. In addition, it takes place between January 9 and 30 on an open-air hard court.