Venus Williams faces an all-American clash with Lauren Davis at the ASB Classic in Auckland.
WTA Staff
January 2, 2019

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon local time

Viktoria Kuzmova (SVK) vs Sofia Kenin (USA) 

[5] Barbora Strycova (CZE) vs [WC] Amanda Anisimova (USA) 

[4] Xinyan Han (CHN) / Darija Jurak (CRO) vs Timea Babos (HUN) / Julia Goerges (GER) 

Not Before 7:00 pm
[WC] Lauren Davis (USA) vs [6] Venus Williams (USA) 

[1] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs [Q] Bianca Andreescu (CAN)

COURT 2 start Not Before 4:00 pm

Possible Court Change - Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) / Jil Teichmann (SUI) vs [2] Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) / Johanna Larsson (SWE)

Match Notes

Caroline Wozniacki has lost two previous singles finals in Auckland and both her conquerors are play today. Last year, the Dane lost to Julia Goerges and in 2015 she was beaten by Venus Williams.

Read more: Wozniacki charges past Siegemund

Venus also knows what it's like to be runner-up here having lost to Ana Ivanovic in the 2014 final while Goerges lost the 2016 final against Sloane Stephens.

Read more: Venus outlasts Azarenka in thriller

Wildcard Lauren Davis is another former champion in action, she defeated Ana Konjuh to win the title in 2017.

Amanda Anisimova, at 17 years old is the youngest singles player in the field, while Venus Williams, aged 38, is the oldest. Venus had already won Wimbledon twice and the US Open by the time Anisimova was born on August 31, 2001.

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