NEW YORK - Second seed Ash Barty barely avoided getting pushed to a third set and got past Lauren Davis of the United States, 6-2, 7-6 (2), on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to reach the third round at Flushing Meadows.Barty ...
Aug 29, 2019
NEW YORK - Second-seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start and a shaky serve to survive a first-round scare on a packed opening day of the US Open.Barty, the French Open champion, amassed 36 unforced errors and got less than ...
Aug 27, 2019
MASON, Ohio - Ashleigh Barty's chance to move back to No. 1 was only one victory away. At the end of an up-and-down week, she didn't have another comeback left.Neither did Novak Djokovic, who came away ...
Aug 18, 2019
TORONTO - Ashleigh Barty lost, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, to American Sofia Kenin in second-round play at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday, putting the Australian's No. 1 ranking in peril.Current world No. 2 Naomi Osaka of ...
Aug 7, 2019
MONTREAL - Rafael Nadal is the top seed for the upcoming men's Rogers Cup in Montreal, while Ash Barty is the top seed for the women's event in Toronto.Nadal is the highest-ranked player in the field at ...
Jul 30, 2019
Ash Barty will rise to a career-best No. 2 in the rankings behind Naomi Osaka.PARIS - Ash Barty knew she needed a break from tennis, from the pressure and expectations, from the week-in, week-out grind. So she stepped away ...
Jun 8, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - It was like a party at Rod Laver Arena. A partisan crowd backed Ash Barty, booed Maria Sharapova and celebrated wildly when the first Australian woman in a decade reached the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park.Rod Laver was there watching, ...
Jan 20, 2019
PARIS - After playing so infrequently, it's as if Serena Williams is starting from scratch.Sure looked that way for a bit more than a half-hour in the French Open's second round on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), when ...
Jun 1, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat unseeded Ashleigh Barty, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, Sunday in the Aegon Classic final to win her first title since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home. ...
Jun 26, 2017
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