2003 — Jennifer Capriati becomes the first women’s Australian Open defending champion to lose in the first round in the Open era. Capriati, seeded third, loses 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 to 90th-ranked Marlene Weingartner of Germany.
Marlene Weingaertner of Germany reacts after upsetting American Jennifer Capriati at the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne, Monday, Jan 13, 2003. Weingaertner defeated the defending champion 2-6, 7-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/David Callow)