Ashleigh Barty advances to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
The current world No. 1 retained her composure as she secured a spot in the next round of the Australian Open on Sunday, January 23, 2022, in a bid to secure her first Australian Open title at Melbourne Park.
On her way to winning the French Open in 2019, Ashleigh Barty defeated her opponent, Anisimova, and proved to be the more consistent player throughout the 74-minute match at the Australian Open.
Ashleigh Barty had high praise for her opponent, Anisimova, who had advanced to the next round of the Australian Open after defeating Naomi Osaka. Anisimova proved to be a worthy opponent as she put an end to Ashleigh Barty’s streak of 63 straight service holds.
She’s an incredible athlete and an incredible competitor. One of her best attributes is that she’s able to turn up point after point. I think it’s just nice to see her back playing her best tennis. She’s a champion and she’s going to go deep in a lot of majors in the future, that’s for sure.
Ashleigh Barty’s next opponent in the Australian Open is Jessica Pegula, who has defeated Maria Sakkari to enable her progress to the next stage for the second year in a row. on Wednesday for a place in the semi-finals of her home Grand Slam.