Hobart, Australia, Jan 11, 2018 (AFP) - - Collated results of matches played at the WTA Hobart International on Thursday (x denotes seed):
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR x5) bt Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 6-1, 6-1
Heather Watson (GBR) bt Donna Vekic (CRO) 6-0, 6-4
Elise Mertens (BEL x2) bt Monica Niculescu (ROM) ret.
Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM) bt Alison Riske (USA) 7-6 (7/5), 6-1