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Ballarat tennis star to face world number 37

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Ballarat born Zoe Hives defeated Swedish tennis player Johanna Larsson in the opening round of the Hobart International yesterday, 7-6 7-6.

The 22-year-old will today take on Swiss star Belinda Bencic, who recently won the Hopman Cup in Perth alongside Roger Federer.

The match is expected to get underway in Hobart on centre court at around 1:15pm.