MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Canadian Eugenie Bouchard arrived on the Australian Open Second Round on Tuesday, lowering the wildcard Shuai Peng 6-2, 6-1, less than an hour.
The 24-year-old Bouchard came out firing, winning in the first 28 minutes. The duration of the game was 59 minutes.
33-year-old Peng showed some life in the second group, violating Bouchard's downward 3-0, but Westmount, Que., Native stopped back when Penga left for his back.
Peng rescued one game point on her ministry, but a large shelf returned to Canada, and Bouchard received a bow in open court.
Bouchard, former World No. 5, arrived at Australia's open position no.
The 2014 Wimbledon finalist, who also made the Australian Open and French Open Semifinals in the 2014 Breakthrough, will be closely tested in the second round on Thursday when she plays 23 times Grand Slam single champion Serena Williams.
Pengs and Nr. 129.
Later on Tuesday, Mississauga, Ont., Teenager Bianca Andreescu played her first career in Australian opening, taking a 16-year-old American card Whitney Osuigwe.
Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont also worked. And Milos Raonic from Thornhill, Ont.