Mayr-Achleitner upsets Svitolina in Marrakech
The veteran Mayr-Achleitner broke Svitolina three times in the final set.
Svitolina hit seven double faults and blew a 5-2 lead in the first set. The Ukrainian teenager then broke for a 5-3 lead in the next set to even the match.
The fifth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain also advanced to the second round as she did not face any break points in her 6-2, 6-2 win over Julia Glushko of Israel.