Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty defeats Barbora Krejcikova for the semifinals of the Western and Southern Open. Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty pounded Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-4. On Friday to reach the semifinals of the Western and Southern Open.
Ashleigh Barty the World No.1 recovered from a breakdown in the second set. Also, to defeat Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-4 and reach the WTA. Moreover, the ATP Cincinnati semi-finals on Friday
Ashleigh Barty will confront two-time Cincinnati finalist Angelique Kerber. She won the quarterfinal as when two-time Wimbledon winner. Petra Kvitova resigned amid the second set since of a stomach issue. Kerber won the first set 6-4 and was tied 3-3 within the second.
Ashleigh Barty beat Kerber within the Wimbledon semifinals in July. They have parted their six matches.
“Angie’s never far off her best. Even on days where she’s not playing her best tennis, she finds a way to stay in matches. When you play against Angie, you ride a fine line of not pressing too much, but also not being too defensive where she can move you around the court.” “She’s one the best competitors in the world,” Barty said.
Barty ranked No. 1 for 87 weeks. He hasn’t misplaced a set. Also, this week in Cincinnati, a tune-up event for the U.S. Open.
“This is really why I’m here, to have a lot of great matches. Against the finest players before going to the US Open,” Kerber said. “I’m excited to playing against Ash again.
Barty’s greatest challenge is so distant this week. He came from Heather Watson in the second round. Barty has since dispatched Victoria Azarenka and Krejcikova in straight sets.
The Australian was not hindered by the extreme warmth. And humidity within the morning’s first match. At the Lindner Family Tennis Center.