Elina Svitolina is the No. 3 seed at the first WTA Premier tournament of the new season taking place in Brisbane, Australia. Her first opponent is the Spanish Carla Suarez Navarro, World No. 40. The players have already met four times and the amount of victories is equal. 

Elina will also participate in doubles pairing with the British Johanna Konta. Their first opponents are the Dutch Kiki Bertens and Demi Schuurs. 

This is Elina’s fourth appearance in Brisbane. Back in 2015 and 2017 she managed to reach the semi-final of the tournament.