This is Elina’s sixth appearance at the Australian major. Her first opponent is a 20-year old Ivanna Jorovic from Serbia who is currently World No. 280 and managed to reach the main draw through the qualification. It will be the first match between the players. 

Elina’s best result in Melbourne is the third round reached in 2014, 2015 and 2017. The first match will take place on Monday. It is scheduled the fourth on the court No. 3.