Portugal's Michelle Larcher de Brito has lost her second Australian Open qualifying round. Larcher de Brito, seeded 14th in the qualifying competition, lost in straight sets (6-2, 6-3) to Alberta Brianti. She defeated Margit Ruutel in the first round.
Other players who have been eliminated from qualifying include Yuliana Fedak (2nd round), Yan Zi (2nd round), Arantxa Rus (2nd round), former world no. 14 Elena Bovina (1st round), Emelie Loit (1st round), Ioana Olaru (2nd round), Andreja Klepac (2nd round), Eleni Daniilidou (2nd round).