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Ash Barty into French Open quarter-finals

Macquarie Sports Radio News

Ash Barty is just three wins away from ending Australia’s 46-year drought at the French Open.

Playing Serena Williams’ conquer Sofia Kenin in the fourth round, Barty won the first set comfortably before the talented 20-year-old American bounced back to win the second.

But Kenin, who was coming off the biggest win of her career, was no match for Barty who won the deciding set 6-0 to book a spot in the French Open quarter finals.

She’s just the fourth f Australian woman to make the quarter-finals in Paris since Rod Laver’s title over 40 years ago

The new world number five will take on Madison Keys for a spot in the semi finals on Wednesday.

Macquarie Sports Radio News
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