MIAMI OPEN FINAL:BARTY VS ANDREESCU

Barty likes to break early in sets and try to close then out quickly .Bianca warmed back into the match in the first set breaking back in the fifth game.She handed the break right back to Ash in the next game.I was really pulling my hair out in the manner in which she did that.WatchContinue reading “MIAMI OPEN FINAL:BARTY VS ANDREESCU”

MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS SVITOLINA

Outstanding shots at the right time were the feature of Barry’s win over Svitolina.She broke Elina straight out of the starting blocks and never looked back.Ash better than Elina in court coverage.This has been a Miami Open filled with upsets but Ash is the one player who has been consistently good these two weeks.The Australian’sContinue reading “MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS SVITOLINA”

MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS SABALENKA

Ash Barty showed why she is the world number one with a fighting display against Belarusian number one player Sabalenka. I could not believe Barty made this shot. Watch 2-1 to Sabalenka first set and scores at 15-15. The lob by Sabalenka looked to have won the point for the Belarusian but Barty using theContinue reading “MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS SABALENKA”

MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS OSTAPENKO

Two players similar in stature and style of play. Both former French Open winners.Disappointing first service game from Jelena after sweating Barry on her own first service game.Fron there Ash looked very comfortable on her serve. Jelena’s unforced error count in that first set way too high for my liking.Not surprisingly Barty won the firstContinue reading “MIAMI OPEN:BARTY VS OSTAPENKO”

AUSTRALIAN OPEN:BARTY VS MUCHOVA

World number one and home favorite Ash Barty exited this years tournament in somewhat disappointing fashion today.She had the match under control with the first set in the bag at 6-1 against Czech outsider Karolina Muchova. To say the first set was one way traffic would not be simplifying things. Barty was a double breakContinue reading “AUSTRALIAN OPEN:BARTY VS MUCHOVA”