Barty’s Road To 1st Major Final

ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE [8] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) will play teenager, [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE). There were almost two teenagers in the final at Roland Garros; [51] Amanda Anisimova (USA) won the first set and had a 3-1 lead in the second set before the wheels came off. If you ever doubt that pressure can affect…

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Barty Tames Pliskova For Miami Title

Barty tames Pliskova

Miami Open, USA Championship Match: [7] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [11] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) This would be the fifth career meeting between them, and they were tied at two wins each. Interesting tidbit, they alternated wins in the past and if the trend continued today, Barty was due to win. The two matches that the…

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Garcia Defeats Barty, Wins Wuhan Title

Garcia defeats Halep

Wuhan Open, China Women’s Final:  [20] Caroline Garcia (FRA) vs. [37] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) It was the first meeting between these two opponents and it was a highly intense and competitive match. This was the sixth singles final of Garcia’s career and she was hoping to get her first singles title of the season.  Barty…

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Barty And Garcia To Contest Wuhan Final

Barty and Garcia will contest the final in Wuhan

Wuhan Open, China Women’s Semifinals FIRST MATCH: [10] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) vs. [37] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) Ostapenko was clearly feeling the effects of her tough victory in the previous round against Garbine Muguruza. There was an on court assessment because she was not feeling well during the changeover after she lost the first set and…

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