The Australian, who won the French Open a year ago, said she was taking nothing for granted while holding the top WTA ranking.
The 20-year-old confirmed he had been desperate to play at the Adelaide International and said the city has a special place in his affections after he won his first Davis Cup match here against Bosnia and Herzegovina nearly 12 months ago.
The Australian world No. 18 was due to play his second-round singles match at Memorial Drive on Tuesday or Wednesday.
One-time Queensland and Brisbane Heat batter Barty will continue her Australian Open preparations at the Adelaide International, which begins on Monday.
The 22-year-old Swiss, a wildcard player who lost her opening game of the year last week in Shenzhen, beat good friend Daria Kasatkina from Russian Federation 6: 4: 6: 4.
"It was a whirlwind year, but I'm back competing and doing what I love".
"It was very hard, but I like the heat and I'm happy to be here for the first time", said Bencic, who topped the rankings past year and won 49 on her way to one of the two titles in Moscow and Dubai best games of career.
She survived a first set against Kasatkina with five service breaks and secured second place in the last game of the second round.
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Friday's report also showed that American women held more jobs than men in December for the first time in almost a decade. That was a 21% reduction from the 2.68 million in 2018 and placed 2019 eighth in the last decade for employment growth.
Barty had said she expected to quickly pick up the pieces of her game after her Brisbane setback.
Qualifying for the $2 million event began yesterday, while the tournament proper begins 5pm today (Sunday) and will be preceded by a Rally for Resilience, featuring Halep and former Australian Open victor Angelique Kerber, with proceeds to go towards supporting the bushfire relief appeal.
The American, whose last match was a second-round ouster in Beijing on October 1, exited in 72 minutes, dropping serve four times.
Yet Vondrousova will have her hands full with Rodionova, who before defeating Stephens upset Carla Suarez Navarro and Anastasia Potapova to reach the main draw.
"This is my third big win of the week, so I'm not counting anymore", the victor said. It's always great to get such unbelievable wins against the top players.
"I'm just out here trying to do the best that I can".
In men's play, Dan Evans beat Alexander Bublik 7-5, 6-2 and seventh-seeded Jan-Lennard Struff defeated Salvatore Caruso 6-4, 6-2. American qualifier Tommy Paul beat Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 6-4.
The Saturday date comes as a surprise as many believed he would go to the country on either Friday, February 7th or 14th. It's understood the Taoiseach told his cabinet the election date during their meeting on Tuesday morning.
Now, with the T20 World Cup in less than ten months, plans seem to be in place to facilitate his return. The right-handed batsman had announced his retirement from global cricket in 2018 owing to workload.
On a souffert, mais l'équipe a fait preuve de beaucoup d'abnégation, et elle a su marquer et conserver son avantage. De quoi exaspérer Christophe Galtier qui a laissé éclater sa frustration dans le vestiaire du stade Gaston-Gérard.
In short, Sestrin could lead to a treatment for people who cannot exercise and help them stay healthy. The findings could eventually help scientists combat muscle wasting due to aging and other causes.
The trailer for Scarlett Johansson's upcoming film debuted past year and gave us a few ideas as to what to expect from it. Titled as special look, the Scarlett Johansson starrer reinforces the thought that Black Widow will be high on action.
Chilling footage has recorded the moment the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed outside of Tehran on Wednesday . The crash came just hours after Iran carried out missile strikes on two airbases housing United States forces in Iraq.
A narrow band of squally heavy rain moving east, accompanying the strongest winds, may be an additional hazard'. A weather warning has been issued for Sussex with residents told to prepare for the arrival of Storm Brendan. .
Midfielder Fernandes, 25, scored twice as Sporting beat Vitoria Setubal 3-1 in the Portuguese top flight on Saturday. They were not impressed with any of United's suggestions, which is what is holding up the deal.
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Lorene Scafaria (" Hustlers ") and Marielle Heller ("A lovely day in the neighborhood") also participated in the conversation. The most likely candidate was Greta Gerwig ( Little Women ), who was the last woman nominated two years ago for Lady Bird .
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The third test at St George's Park is followed by the last at the Wanderers in Johannesburg from Jan 24-28. Keegan Petersen, who was added as cover ahead of the Newlands Test, misses out.
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Fans of Joker will definitely be pleased with the list, as the movie netted itself 11 nominations. 1917 and Once Upon a Time ... Following the results of this year's selection, the United Kingdom academy announced it would be reviewing its voting process.
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Le président mexicain, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, a présenté ses condoléances aux familles des victimes. Tous les blessés ont été transférés dans un hôpital voisin. "Le garçon vivait avec sa grand-mère".