Victoria Azarenka, No. 683 in the WTA rankings, defeated Catherine Bellis of the United States, No. 40, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1. The match lasted for 1 hour 45 minutes. In the second round Victoria Azarenka will face Elena Vesnina of Russia, No. 16 in the rankings.
Gordie Dwyer was the head coach of HC Medvescak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League in the 2015/16 and 2016/16 seasons and held the head coaching position at HC Ambri-Piotta of the Swiss top-flight National League in 2016-2017.
The club was ready to continue cooperation with the specialist. However, taking into account Craig Woodcroft's wish to terminate the contract, we agreed to do it on mutual agreement without termination indemnity, HC Dinamo Minsk Director General Anatoly Kurilets said.