The world number one, Ashleigh Barty needed just an hour to beat Barbora Krejcikova 6-2 6-1. With this victory, they qualified for the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open.
The 25-year-old Australian will seek to reach the final stages in the Magic Box as never made it to the semifinals. In 2019, Simona Halep defeated her in the quarterfinals.
In 2021, Barty beat Krejcikova four times. It is the first time that the Czech has played the main draw in Madrid.
The winner of Roland Garros 2019, will try to win her fourth title of the season.