AO Wildcard PlayOff
A feast of top matches at AO Wildcard Play-Off
December 14, 2005
Jelena Dokic’s first competitive outing in Australia will be against Victorian Beti Sekulovski on Friday.
Dokic, formerly ranked No.4 in the world but now sitting at No.349, has been taking part in the Australian Open Training Camp at Melbourne Park, which culimates in a Play-Off Tournament for a main draw wildcard into Australian Open 2006.
Sekulovski, who has shown strong form on the Kia Pro Circuit this year, currently sits above Dokic at No.344, the 10th ranked highest ranked Australian woman on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour rankings.
In other matches on Friday, top seed Lauren Breadmore (VIC, No.266) has drawn Trudi Musgrave (NSW, 497), top Aussie juniors Daniella Dominikovic (NSW) and Shayna McDowell (QLD) face off, Christina Wheeler (VIC, 310) plays Monique Adamczak (NSW, 355) and Olivia Lukaszewicz (SA, 552) plays Victorian Cindy Watson (325).
In the men’s tournament, top seed Peter Luczak (145) plays Adam Feeney (NSW, 730), second seed Nathan Healey (NSW, 241) takes on Raphael Durek (NSW, 438) and last year’s winner Marc Kimmich (QLD, 306) is up against Sadik Kadir (NSW, 531).
Click below for the full draws.
Still vying for a place in the Play-Off are a handful of rising Aussies who will take part in a qualifying round at Melbourne Park on Thursday, December 15, from 10am.
Court 4 - Scott Doerner vs Carsten Ball
Court 5 - Adriana Szili vs Lisa D'Amelio
Court 6 - Nick Lindahl vs Andrew Coelho
Main Draw action gets underway at 10am on Friday and finishes Monday, December 19.
Location: Melbourne Park, Western Courts
Time: 10.00am on the 16th and 19th
11.00am on the 17th and 18th
AO Wildcard Play-Off Draw