Harriet Dart, British, number 125 in the WTA, fulfilled the predictions by winning in the qualifying round of the Australian Open by 6-4 and 6-3 in an hour and twenty-four minutes Italian Federica Di Sarra, number 205 of the WTA. With this result, we will continue to see the player in the next phase of the Australian Open.
In the tournament Melbourne (Australian Open Indiv. Fem.) there is a preliminary qualification phase where the tennis players with the lowest rankings have to obtain the highest possible points to enter the official tournament. During this part of the competition, specifically, 128 players participate. Likewise, it is held from January 9 to 30 on an outdoor hard court.