#AusOpen: Ashleigh Barty to Face Madison Keys in Semi-Final Match
Women's World Number One Tennis player, Ashleigh Barty has booked her spot in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
Barry eased her way past Jessica Pegula in straight sets 6-2,6-0 to set up a clash with Madison Keys in the semi-final of the Slam. Keys had earlier in the day beaten French Open champion, Barbora Krejcikova 6-3,6-2.
Krejcikova's defeat means that Barty will retain her number one position when the next ATP rankings are released. Barry will be looking to become the first Australian since 1978 to win a singles Grand Slam.
The Semi-final game will be played on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.