Early exit for Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua has fallen in the first round of Australian Open 2013 to American Madison Keys in straight sets, 6-4 7-6(0).
West Australian Dellacqua fell behind early in the opening set as her opponent went on the attack.
In a tight second set, Dellacqua brought up two set points in the 12th game but was unable to convert as Keys forced the set to a tiebreak, which she won 7-0.
Dellacqua will remain in Melbourne where she will contest the doubles with Ashleigh Barty who also lost in the first round today.