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Australian Open: Johanna Konta faces USA's Madison Brengle in first round

Johanna Konta
2018 Australian Open
Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park
Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online.

British women’s number one Johanna Konta will play the United States’ Madison Brengle in the first round of the Australian Open.

The world number nine, who reached the last four in 2016, has lost to world number 92 Brengle in three of their four meetings.

British number two Heather Watson will face Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva.

In the men’s draw, top seed Rafael Nadal will play Dominican world number 81 Victor Estrella Burgos.

More to follow.

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