THERE were mixed results for the Australians at the William Loud Bendigo International on Wednesday.
With the sun shinning down on the Bendigo Tennis Complex, young gun Abbie Myers won her way through to the second round of the first Pro Tour event.
The 20-year-old played against South African hopeful Chanel Simmonds.
After a competitive first set, Myers was able to settle into the match and take control.
The Aussie won 6-4, 6-0.
Myers won a total of 57 points compared to Simmonds' 37.
The first round win now means she will play against Daria Gavrilova, who also had a comfortable win on Wednesday.
"I will play Daria tomorrow, we are the same age. I remember playing her years ago, so I think it will be a really good match," Myers said.
Gavrilova won her match 6-2, 6-2 against Japanese player Mai Minokoshi.
Australian veteran Jessica Moore also had a good first round win, defeating Mizuno Kijima 6-0, 6-3.
Moore broke Kijima's serve five times and kept her opponent to just 36 winners compared to her 57.
Kimberly Birrell is the third Australian through to the second round of the tournament after defeating Ukrainian player Veronika Kapshay in straight sets.
The final score was 7-6, 6-3.
Isabella Holland put up a good fight in her first match in Bendigo, forcing her match against Dia Evitmova to go to three sets, the first of the tournament.
After losing the opening set, Holland was able to fight her way back into the match in the second set.
Despite her best efforts, she wasn't able to hold on in the third, losing 7-6, 3-6, 6-3.
One of Australia's best players in the Pro event was Monique Adamczak, who faced the number one seed in her first match, Eri Houzumi.
The Japanese player proved to be too strong for Adamczak, winning 6-2, 6-1.
In other matches second seed Rebecca Peterson defeated Ellen Allgurin 6-2, 6-2.
Third seed Risa Ozaki didn't have it as easy, with Yan Wang putting up a fight, but it wasn't enough with Ozaki winning 7-5, 4-6.
Fourth seed Alize Lim also defeated Michika Ozeki 6-2, 6-1.
The biggest upset came when Japanese player Miyabi Inoue defeated seventh seed Ema Mikulcic 6-3, 7-6.
Chinese player Zhaoxuan Yang won against Tereza Mrdeza 6-3, 6-3 and Wen-Hsin Hsu defeated Kamila Kerimbayeva 7-6, 6-2.
Thursday’s play hits off at 10am, with the round of 16 main draw action that features No.1 seed Houzmi taking on Hsu first-up.
Quarter-finals matches of the doubles will also be played.