In the second round of the competition, Yastremska (No. 24 in the WTA rating) met with former world No. 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany (No. 18 in the WTA rating). The latter refused to continue the match due to an injury when the score was 6-3, 2-0 in favor of the Ukrainian.
To reach the semifinals of the tournament, Yastremska will have to beat Croatia's Donna Vekic (No. 20), who defeated Greek Maria Sakkari (No. 22) 2-6, 7-5, 6-1.
The tournament in Adelaide will last until January 18.
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