Confident win at the WTA Sydney’s International event. Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich has moved past Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland. In the semifinal Aliaksandra Sasnovich will face the victor of the meeting between Germany’s Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova of Czechia. Meanwhile Melbourne hosted a draw for the season's first Grand Slam tournament - the Australian Open. Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka will play with one of the winners of the qualification. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will meet with the Belgian Kirsten Flipkens.