A valiant Sara Tomic has fallen short in her first round qualifying at the Australian Open early Thursday morning, losing 2-6 5-7 to Austria's Tamira Paszek.
Russian Alisa Kleybanova has been eliminated in the first round of women’s qualifying for AO2014 as she embarks on her first full season on the tour since undertaking treatment for cancer.
German Michael Berrer has progressed into the second round of qualifying in the Australian Open as he overcame Australian challenger, Greg Jones, in three sets.
Chilean Paul Capdeville won eight consecutive games to overcome a one-set deficit and eliminate Australian teenager Luke Saville in the men's singles qualifying first round.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Damir Džumhur upset the number one qualifying seed, Dustin Brown, 6-4 6-2 in the first round of qualifying for Australian Open 2014.
Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu advanced to the second round of Men’s singles qualifying with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Australian teenager Marc Polmans on Wednesday morning.