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September 26, 2021


Rogers roars back to shock No. 1 Barty in 3 sets

NEW YORK — Shelby Rogers lingered on the court and panned her phone around at the fans at Arthur Ashe Stadium for a snapshot souvenir of the scene after she beat Ash Barty for the first time. Not just at the US Open — ever. Rogers was winless in five......

At the U.S. Open, No. 1 Ashleigh Barty Is Stunned by Shelby Rogers

New York Times
David Waldstein Shelby Rogers held an unusual distinction when she walked onto the court in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday. She was the last remaining American woman in the U.S. Open women’s singles draw, and it was only the third round. Sofia Kenin, Serena Williams and Venus Williams all skipped......

No. 1 Seed Ashleigh Barty Upset in Third Round of U.S. Open

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzNjQyNjc2NDYwMDA1MDQw/shelby-rogers.jpg Nick Selbe One night after seeing defending champion Naomi Osaka go down, the U.S. Open has now lost its No. 1 seed. Shelby Rogers defeated top-seeded Ashleigh Barty, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), on Saturday night to advance to the fourth round. The 28-year-old Rogers will make her second straight......

US Open 2021 experts’ picks – Outside Djokovic, our eyes are on Medvedev, Barty and Osaka

8:00 AM ET ESPN staff With no Roger Federer and no Rafael Nadal on the men’s side, and no Serena Williams and no Venus Williams on the women’s side, this year’s US Open will have a little bit of a different feel. But Novak Djokovic is still in it, and......

Tennis-Australia deserved mixed doubles bronze: Barty

TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Australia were handed an automatic bronze in the mixed doubles after world number one Novak Djokovic withdrew because of injury but Ash Barty said on Sunday they fully deserved the medal after playing “incredible” tennis this week. Serbian Djokovic had partnered with Nina Stojanovic for......

Tennis-Australian Barty booted in ‘erratic’ first round

TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Australia’s tennis world number one Ash Barty looked out of touch and out of place on Sunday as she crashed out of the first round of the Tokyo Olympics with a dismal defeat to 48th-ranked Sara Sorribes Tormo. Barty slumped 6-4 6-3 to the Spaniard......

Sara Sorribes Tormo Upsets World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe It didn’t take long for chaos to take over the women’s tennis singles bracket. Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo shocked the world by upsetting Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3. Barty, the world’s No. 1-ranked player, won......

No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty is eliminated from the women’s tennis tournament.

New York Times
Matthew Futterman Ashleigh Barty of Australia is out of the Olympic singles tennis tournament. Just two weeks after winning her first title at Wimbledon, the No. 1-ranked Barty fell in straight sets to Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, 6-4, 6-3. Under a broiling sun that combined with high humidity and......

With Wimbledon Win, Ashleigh Barty Continues Mentor’s Work

New York Times
Christopher Clarey WIMBLEDON, England — Long before Ashleigh Barty became a Wimbledon champion, Evonne Goolagong Cawley believed Barty could be a Wimbledon champion. “I do think it is possible for her,” Goolagong said in a 2017 interview in Australia. “She has a game that can give so many players a......

‘Sometimes the stars do align’: Ash Barty grabs the Wimbledon title she’s always wanted

Ash Barty made her intentions known before Wimbledon began. “One day, I would love to be the champion here,” Barty said late last month, three days before her first-round match. “It’s a dream. It’s a goal.” A lifelong student of the game, Barty has been enamored by the tradition and......

Barty ends Australia’s long wait for Wimbledon women’s title

LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) – World number one Ash Barty became the first Australian woman to win the Wimbledon singles title for 41 years on Saturday when she defeated Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3 in the final. The 25-year-old Barty, who won her maiden Grand Slam at Roland Garros......

Barty claims 2nd Slam with Wimbledon triumph

Ash Barty earned her second career Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 win over Karolina Pliskova in the Wimbledon final Saturday. The top-seeded Barty, who won the French Open in 2019, became the first Australian woman to win the Wimbledon title since Evonne Goolagong in 1980. Pliskova......

It’s Ashleigh Barty vs. Karolina Pliskova in Wimbledon Final

New York Times
Christopher Clarey WIMBLEDON, England — Those at Centre Court got two very different tennis matches for their money on Thursday. The first women’s semifinal, between Ashleigh Barty and Angelique Kerber, was a craft fair, full of slice and guile and often lengthy rallies. The second semifinal, between Aryna Sabalenka and......

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