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Barty, reclaims, number, one spot, WTA, rankings

Australia’s Ash Barty reclaims number one spot in WTA rankings

09 September, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Australia’s Ash Barty has reclaimed the number one spot in the WTA rankings less than a month after losing it while US Open champion Bianca Andreescu moved up to a career-high fifth after her maiden Grand Slam win in New York. Andreescu beat Serena Williams 6-3 7-5 in Saturday’s final to … Read More

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Tennis player Barty beats Pliskova to win maiden Miami Open title

03 March, 2019 10:13 am 10:13 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Ashleigh Barty defeated Karolina Pliskova 7-6(1) 6-3 to win her maiden Miami Open title and become the first Australian woman since 2013 to reach the top 10 in the world rankings. After dominating the first set tiebreak, Barty broke the big-serving Pliskova in a 12-minute game to open the second set. From … Read More

Osaka becomes third player to secure WTA Finals berth

10 October, 2018 10:22 am 10:22 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – US Open champion Naomi Osaka has become the third player to secure a berth at the season-ending WTA Finals later this month after the 20-year-old from Japan amassed enough points in the Race to Singapore to qualify for the eight-woman event. Osaka stunned Serena Williams in straight sets to claim her and … Read More