The former Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka is finished after just a single match in Melbourne.
The 29-year-old hviderusser was on Tuesday defeated by German Laura Siegemund in the first round.
the German won 6-7, 6-4, 6-2 over the former verdensetter, who triumphed in the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, where she won the entire tournament.
For small two years ago, Azarenka mother, and after she in 2017 returned to the tennis courts, it never managed to hit the early time level. Today it ranks as number 53 in the world.
Azarenka, however, was the favorite against Laura Siegemund, who is down as number 110 in the world rankings.
The managed hviderusseren to tweak the first set in a tiebreak which ended 7-5, after Azarenka had won the five balls in a row.
It then continues to be extremely promising in the beginning of the second set, which Azarenka made a servegennembrud and shortly after getting ahead 3-1, but then began to slump.
Siegemund won the second set 6-4, and in the third set did the German short process.
In the second round Laura Siegemund up against Su-Wei Hsieh from Taiwan.
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