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Ash Barty pulls out of Indian Wells, WTA Finals campaign under cloud

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Ash Barty has withdrawn from next week’s Indian Wells Masters event, casting further doubt over whether Australia’s world No 1 will play any more tennis this season. Barty, who has not competed since her shock US Open...

Ash Barty knocked out of US Open after shock loss to Shelby Rogers

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World No 1 Ash Barty has crashed out of the US Open with a shock third-round collapse against inspired American Shelby Rogers. Barty blew a 5-2 double-break lead in the deciding set of a 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5) defeat to ...

Ash Barty holds off Kerber fightback to book her place in Cincinnati final

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Ash Barty is again looking every inch the world No 1 after repelling a familiar battling effort from Angelique Kerber to power into the final of the Western & Southern Open. The Australian overcame a blip in conce...

Ash Barty holds off Heather Watson to move past Olympic singles frustration

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Ash Barty was able to “find some pretty good stuff” when required in her Western & Southern Open victory over British qualifier Heather Watson, in the Australian’s first match since her shock first round exit at t...

Ash Barty knocked out of Tokyo Olympics in shock round-one loss

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Ash Barty has been knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics singles in the first round, upset by unheralded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight sets. In the biggest shock of the Games so far, 48th-ranked Sorribes Tormo ...

Ash Barty sacrifices homecoming with Olympic gold her top priority

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When Ash Barty sat down with her team just after the Australian Open to work out her plans for the coming months, two things sat at the top of her priority list; Wimbledon and the Olympics. One down, one to go. Barty’...

Ash Barty proves herself the people’s champion with stirring salute to her ancestry

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Ash Barty was almost off Centre Court, the Venus Rosewater Dish balanced on one arm as she strode towards the tunnel, an aisle of ball boys and girls standing sentry and the heartened crowd beyond giving their final o...

Ashleigh Barty follows path of Evonne Goolagong Cawley (and Pat Cash)

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Moments after Ashleigh Barty secured her first Wimbledon women’s singles title, and with her body still supercharged with adrenaline and relief, she skipped across Centre Court, over a barrier and into the crowd. Seas...

Ashleigh Barty battles past Karolina Pliskova to clinch first Wimbledon title

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Ashleigh Barty has won the Wimbledon women’s singles title, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3 to cap a hugely impressive display at the tournament. A helter-skelter first set saw Barty lose her own service ga...

Morning mail: Sydney Covid crackdown, Barty reaches Wimbledon final, Haiti reels

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Good morning. Western Sydney residents say they are being “scapegoated” as New South Wales police announced a major compliance crackdown, including 100 extra officers and mounted police. Cumberland City councillor Kun...

Ashleigh Barty outplays Angelique Kerber to reach first Wimbledon final

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The first thing to know about Ashleigh Barty is that she loves grass. She won the girls’ title here as a 15-year-old a decade ago, she has a game that is perfectly suited to the fast, low bounce and has frequently sai...

‘Three foot’ Ashleigh Barty battles through with Coco Gauff on horizon

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Having scratched from Roland Garros in the second round after aggravating an old hip injury, Ashleigh Barty could be forgiven for wanting to ease herself into Wimbledon as gently as possible. In that respect at least,...

Ashleigh Barty prevails as Carla Suárez Navarro bows out ‘happy’

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With her words, Ashleigh Barty honoured her opponent, Carla Suárez Navarro, who was playing in her 11th and final Wimbledon after cancer treatment last year. With her outfit, she paid homage to the kit worn by Evonne ...

Morning mail: Melbourne Covid false positives, NZ refugee resettlement, Barty injured

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Good morning – two ‘fleeting’ cases of Covid have been declared false positives amid Victoria’s ongoing lockdown, Ash Barty retired injured from the French Open and a new documentary is looking at the psychic toll of ...

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