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Mar 29, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Ashleigh Barty of Australia reacts after winning the first set against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus (not pictured) in the fourth round in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports(USA TODAY Sports)

Barty goes distance, tops Azarenka to reach Miami quarters

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 10:59 PM IST
It was Barty’s ninth consecutive win at the Miami Open — going back to her 2019 title march as the No. 12 seed.
Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 17, 2021 Czech Republic's Karolína Muchova in action during her quarter final match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty REUTERS/Kelly Defina(REUTERS)
Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 17, 2021 Czech Republic's Karolína Muchova in action during her quarter final match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty REUTERS/Kelly Defina(REUTERS)

No. 1 Barty loses at Adelaide International; Gauff into QFs

AP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:14 PM IST
  • Barty has stayed at No. 1 in the rankings despite not having played much at all in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second-round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second-round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)

World number one Barty uncertain of schedule as Osaka closes in

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Barty accepted a wildcard to defend her Adelaide International title this week after making an exit at the quarter-final stage of her home Grand Slam with a defeat to Czech Karolina Muchova.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty reacts during her quarter-final match against Czech Republic's Karolína Muchova.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty reacts during her quarter-final match against Czech Republic's Karolína Muchova.(REUTERS)

Barty takes Adelaide wild card to defend title

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 03:26 PM IST
The 24-year-old Australian will be the top seed at the $535,530 event, scheduled to be held from Feb. 22-27, at the Memorial Drive Tennis Centre in South Australia.
Ashleigh Barty. (Australian Open)
Ashleigh Barty. (Australian Open)

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty upset in Australian quarterfinals by Muchova

AP |
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:11 AM IST
  • Karolina Muchova staged a stunning comeback Thursday to upset World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty.
Czech Republic's Karolina Muchova hits a return against Belgium's Elise Mertens (AFP)
Czech Republic's Karolina Muchova hits a return against Belgium's Elise Mertens (AFP)

Australian Open 2021: Czech Muchova knocks out Mertens to set up Barty clash

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Mertens, seeded 18th at Melbourne Park, came into the contest having won 30 matches since the women's tour restarted in August – the most by any player during that period.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)

Barty withdraws from doubles amid concern over thigh injury

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Barty played with her left thigh heavily strapped in her second round win over fellow Australian Daria Gavrilova but downplayed the injury on Thursday, saying she was "fit as a fiddle."
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second-round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her second-round match against Australia's Daria Gavrilova.(REUTERS)

No 1 Barty wobbles before reaching 3rd round in Australia

AP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 09:49 AM IST
  • Barty is trying to become the first Australian to win the women's title at Melbourne since Chris O’Neil in 1978.
File image of Sofia Kenin.(File)
File image of Sofia Kenin.(File)

American Kenin named WTA Player of the Year

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Kenin defeated World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty in the semi-finals and twice Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza in the final to claim the title at Melbourne Park. Kenin also reached the French Open final and finished the season ranked a career-high No. 4.
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in action(Getty Images)
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in action(Getty Images)

World No. 1 and reigning champion Ashleigh Barty to skip French Open

Sydney | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Barty has not played a tournament match since February and also skipped the ongoing US Open over health concerns relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.
File image of Ashleigh Barty.(REUTERS)
File image of Ashleigh Barty.(REUTERS)

Difficult to train with the same intensity during lockdown: Ashleigh Barty

Brisbane | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Barty is in her hometown Brisbane and like other tennis players, is waiting out the unique period where the sport has come to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns the ball to Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain during a quarter-final match at the Qatar Total Open tournament in Doha, on February 27, 2020. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP)(AFP)
Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns the ball to Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain during a quarter-final match at the Qatar Total Open tournament in Doha, on February 27, 2020. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP)(AFP)

Ashleigh Barty sets up Qatar semi-final clash with Petra Kvitova

Doha | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:48 AM IST
Barty saw off Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 6-1, 6-7 (4/7), 6-2 in her quarter-final in windy and chilly conditions in Doha.
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in action.(REUTERS)
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in action.(REUTERS)

Sofia Kenin loses again, Ashleigh Barty eases through in Doha

Doha | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 11:24 PM IST
American world number five Kenin, who defeated Garbine Muguruza to claim her maiden Grand Slam singles title in Melbourne, went down 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to Yastremska.
Sofia Kenin poses for a photo in the locker room with the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup.(AP)
Sofia Kenin poses for a photo in the locker room with the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup.(AP)

Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin breaks into top 10

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 08:19 PM IST
The unheralded American jumped eight places into a top 10 headed by Ashleigh Barty following Saturday’s stunning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza in Melbourne.
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. holds the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup at a photo shoot.(AP)
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. holds the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup at a photo shoot.(AP)

Women’s tennis ‘never been more open’ as Kenin becomes latest Slam surprise

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Sofia Kenin’s three-set victory over Garbine Muguruza in Saturday’s final at the Australian Open underlined just how open the women’s game is.
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. during her match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay(REUTERS)
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. during her match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay(REUTERS)

Who is Sofia Kenin? All you need to know about Australian Open 2020 Women’s Champion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin defeated former Wimbledon Champion Garbine Muguruza to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts as she is interviewed on court after defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty(AP)
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts as she is interviewed on court after defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty(AP)

Australia Open: Sofia Kenin stuns top seed Ashleigh Barty to reach final

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:42 AM IST
Moscow-born Kenin, 21, who looked shocked in the immediate aftermath, said: “She’s such a tough player, she’s playing really amazing. I knew I had to really find a way to win.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza(REUTERS)
Spain's Garbine Muguruza(REUTERS)

Australian Open: Resurgent Garbine Muguruza sets up Halep clash in semi-finals

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 09:24 AM IST
The 26-year-old Spaniard, a former world number one, defeated Russia’s 30th seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-3 in a hot and sunny Melbourne.
Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit.(REUTERS)
Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit.(REUTERS)

Simona Halep destroys Anett Kontaveit to reach Australian Open semis

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Fourth seed Simona Halep took just 53 minutes to thrash Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-1 6-1 and storm into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after her match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after her match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)

Halep, Muguruza close on hat-tricks in Australian Open quarter-finals

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Serena Williams and defending champion Naomi Osaka were chief among six of the top 10 women’s seeds who tumbled out in round three.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates during her match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates during her match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova.(REUTERS)

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty wins quarter-final rematch against Petra Kvitova

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in last year’s quarter-final at Melbourne Park.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Canada's Milos Raonic.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Canada's Milos Raonic.(REUTERS)

Australian Open Day 9 Highlights: Djokovic beats Raonic to set up semis clash against Federer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 05:10 PM IST

Australian Open Day 9: Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to make it to yet another semi-final where he will face Roger Federer. Djokovic beats Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7-1). The Swiss ace was pushed to the brink by the American Tennys Sandgren. On another day Sandgren would have been home and dry but Federer saved 7 match points to finally come out victorious. Meanwhile, Sofia Kenin and Asheligh Barty sailed through to semifinals and square off against each other on Thursday.Follow Highlights of the 2020 Australian Open:

Spain's Garbine Muguruza reacts after defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.(AP)
Spain's Garbine Muguruza reacts after defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.(AP)

Resurgent Garbine Muguruza beats Kiki Bertens to reach Melbourne quarters

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 11:48 AM IST
Garbine Muguruza powered into the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 demolition of ninth-seed Kiki Bertens in just 68 minutes on Monday.
Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Belgium's Elise Mertens.(AP)
Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Belgium's Elise Mertens.(AP)

Ruthless Simona Halep races into Australian Open quarter-finals

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 09:57 AM IST
Simona Halep raced into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday with a straight-sets victory over Elise Mertens.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Alison Riske of the U.S. during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(AP)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Alison Riske of the U.S. during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(AP)

Top seed Barty battles into Australian Open quarter-finals

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 04:06 PM IST
“It was third time the charm for me last week and it was third time tonight as well,” said Barty, who also needed three sets to beat Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in the first round.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic waves after defeating Greece's Maria Sakkari.(AP)
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic waves after defeating Greece's Maria Sakkari.(AP)

Petra Kvitova fights back to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Petra Kvitova came from a set down and took full advantage as her Greek opponent Maria Sakkari’s self-belief drained away to advance to the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Australian Open Day 5 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 5.(REUTERS)
Australian Open Day 5 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 5.(REUTERS)

Australian Open Day 5 Highlights: Federer advances to fourth round after five-set thriller against Millman

end | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Australian Open Day 5 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 5.
Romania's Simona Halep reacts during the match against Jennifer Brady.(REUTERS)
Romania's Simona Halep reacts during the match against Jennifer Brady.(REUTERS)

Simona Halep braves falls, sore wrist to make winning Australian Open start

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 04:39 PM IST
The 2018 Roland Garros and 2019 Wimbledon champion Simona Halep faces British qualifier Harriet Dart or Japan’s Misaki Doi next in Melbourne.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the match.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the match.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2020: Ashleigh Barty roars back to make winning start in Melbourne

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Barty, under huge pressure to deliver a home women’s champion for the first time since Chris O’Neil in 1978, plays Polona Hercog of Slovenia or Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson next.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the final against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the final against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)

Barty masters Vondrousova again, Sabalenka stuns Halep in Adelaide

Adelaide | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 05:11 PM IST
In a rematch of last year’s French Open final, Ashleigh Barty prevailed once again, winning 6-3 6-3 for a 4-0 head-to-head lead over the Czech.
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