Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets– Highlights

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL- Ash Barty has sailed into the Australian Open finals. She defeated USA’s…

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets. She won the match 6-1, 6-3 in 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets. She won the match 6-1, 6-3 in 1 hour and 2 minutes.

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL- Ash Barty has sailed into the Australian Open finals. She defeated USA’s Madison Keys in straight sets in just over an hour. The win sets Ash Barty for a maiden Australian Open title, She can become the first Australian to win the title after 1978 and end the decades-long drought. She won the match 6-1, 6-3 in an hour & 2 minutes at Rod Laver Arena. Follow Australian Open LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

She won the opening set in a one-sided manner but Madison Keys tried to give her A-game in the second set but couldn’t outlast the World No.1 brilliant serves. The game was evenly poised for a brief span but Barty unlocked the Keys. Ash Barty will meet the winner of Iga Swiatek vs Danielle Collins in the Australian Open Final.  Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates

The reigning Wimbledon champion is yet to drop a set in the major and has lost just 21 games in six matches. Victory in Saturday’s final would make Barty the first local to win the Australian Open since Chris O’Neil in 1978. Barty, who is the first Australian to reach a final at home since Lleyton Hewitt in 2005.

Barty said she cannot wait to play on Saturday.

“Absolutely. Let’s do it,” a beaming Barty said on court. “It is unreal. Honestly, it is just incredible.

“I love coming out here and playing in Australia and, as an Aussie, we are exceptionally spoiled that we are a Grand Slam nation (and) we get to play in our backyard and I am just happy that I get to play my best tennis here.

“I’ve done well before and now we have a chance to play for a title. It is unreal.”

She paid tribute to her American opponent, who endured a difficult 2021 but has started the season brightly.

“It is just so nice to see her back where she belongs. She is an amazing human being,” she said.

“You see the way she carries herself on the court. She smiles and she gives it her best. But I love most that she is a great person. We really respect her and we love her.”

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets

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Ash Barty [AUS] vs Madison keys [USA]

Second set

  • 6-3 Ash Barty won the match 6-1, 6-3 in 1 hour and 2 minutes.
  • 3-5 to Madison Keys, American is ready to give her all in the ultimate test
  • 5-2 to Ash Barty, she has almost won the battle, subject to Madison’s keys last stretch in the next few minutes.
  • 4-2 Ash Barty aggressive enough against Madison keys, looking to cling on to the final ASAP.
  • 3-2 Exceptional serving from Ash Barty, Madison Keys in danger
  • 2-2 to Madison Keys, she clinches the game after doing down twice from the advantage point. Barty is making unforced errors as Keys seems to plan better.
  • 2-1 Immaculate service games from Ash Barty
  • 1-1 to Madison Keys, she finally seems to have found her rhythm. Can it last long in the do-or-die set?
  • 1-0 to Ash Barty, World No.1 starts off from where she left off.

First Set

  • 6-1 to Ash Barty, she is wasting no time against Madison Keys. Remember, she is yet to lose a set in the Australian Open.
  • 5-1 Ash Barty leads serve by 75 per cent, Madison keys look outfoxed
  • 4-1 Ash Barty is looking to finish Game 1 early

  • 3-1 Ash Barty stretches her lead against Madison keys
  • 1-2 Madison Keys on the scoreline, sets up forehand to her advantage against Barty
  • 2-0 Ash Barty stretches the lead against giant killer Madison Keys
  • 1-0 Ash Barty takes the first game after an evenly poised battle
  • Advantage to Ash Barty
  • 40-40 to Ash Barty
  • Advantage Madison Keys
  • 40-40 to Ash Barty
  • Advantage Madison Keys
  • 40-40 to Ash Barty
  • 40-30 to Madison Keys
  • 30-30 to Ash Barty
  • 30-15 to Madison Keys
  • 15-15 to Ash Barty
  • 15-0 to Madison Keys
  • The players undergo warmup at Rod Laver Arena for 3 minutes.
  • Ash barty & Madison Keys are on the court for semifinals.

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  • The 25-year old started the year by winning the Adelaide International 1 title and is on a nine-match winning streak in 2022.
  • In the Australian Open, she has been playing in a sublime form and is yet to drop a single set.
  • She has also conceded just 17 games in the five matches that she has played and is living up to the billing as the favourite to lift the title

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets

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  • She is seeking to become the first local since Chris O Neil in 1978 to win the Australian Open.
  • She will be facing another player, who is on a brilliant run of form, in Maddison Keys. While Barty won the first Adelaide International. Keys clinched the title in the second event this year.
  • The 26-year old had a very disappointing last two seasons in the Grand Slam events. Her best performance in 2020 and 2021 was a fourth-round in the Wimbledon last year.
  • In the last Grand Slam event, which is the 2021 US Open, she faced a first-round exit.
  • She has however brilliantly roared back to form and is on a ten-match winning streak.
  • In the Australian Open this year, she dropped a set only once in her third-round clash against China’s Wang Qiang.
  • Apart from that game she had a very smooth run. In the quarter-final, she defeated 2021 French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova 6-3, 6-2 to enter her second Australian Open semi-final after 2015.

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Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets

Where to watch Australian Open LIVE streaming? The AO2022 will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network– SONY SIX or SONY LIV app in India.

Region Broadcaster
Africa beIN Sports, Supersport
South Africa Supersport
Australia Nine & Stan Sport
China CCTV, iQIYI, GreatSports Media
Japan WOWOW
Malaysia beIN Sports
Europe Eurosport, SSR SRG, Servus TV
France Eurosport
Germany Eurosport
Spain Eurosport
Switzerland Eurosport, SSR SRG
Russia Eurosport
Serbia Eurosport
India & Subcontinent Sony 6
Latin America & Caribbean ESPN International
Middle East beIN Sports
Qatar beIN Sports
Saudi Arabia beIN Sports
UAE beIN Sports
Canada TSN/RDS
North America & US Virgin Islands ESPN
USA ESPN
United Kingdom Eurosport
Singapore beIN Sports

 

Australian Open LIVE Results: World No.1 Ash Barty enters FINAL, thrashes Madison keys in straight sets

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