Ashleigh Barty outlasts Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 4-6 6-3 7-5 in the 2nd round in Adelaide on Tuesday after winning a huge battle. Barty will play Marketa Vondrousova or Arina Rodionova in the 3rd round.
Score, report, and key facts
The set was pretty even as both players managed to hold serve with the notable exception of 1 break that Anastasia conquered in the 5th game (3-2) before winning the set (6-4).
Barty won the set after she broke the Russian in the 4th (3-1) and in the 8th (5-3) game. The Russian tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 7th (4-3) game. However, the Australian refused to give way before winning the set 6-3.
Ashleigh won the set after she broke Anastasia 3 times in the 5th (3-2), in the 7th (5-2) and in the 11th (6-5) game. Pavlyuchenkova tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 8th (5-3) and in the 10th (5-5) game. Notwithstanding, Ashleigh kept the focus before winning the set 7-5.
Barty failed to serve out the set when leading 5-2 to be broken at 30.
An important stage of this contest was when Ashleigh won 4 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 1-2 to 5-2.
At the end of the match, Ashleigh scored 99 points vs. Pavlyuchenkova’s 93 points.
The Australian blasted 11 aces and she committed 6 double faults. Ashleigh was effective in converting 71% of the break points that she procured (5/7). On the other side, the Russian was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered points (4/8). Yet, that was not enough to win the encounter.
After this match, the head to head between Barty and Pavlyuchenkova is 3-3.
Highlights Ashleigh Barty vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Adelaide International – Adelaide
Next Match H2H: Ashleigh Barty vs. Marketa Vondrousova or Arina Rodionova – stats
Tennis Scores in Adelaide
- Ashleigh BartyBarty – Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaPavlyuchenkova (4-6 6-3 7-5) – See score progression
- Simona HalepHalep – Ajla TomljanovicTomljanovic (6-4 7-5) – See score progression
- Arina RodionovaRodionova – Marketa VondrousovaVondrousova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Belinda BencicBencic – Julia GoergesGoerges (2-2) – See H2H details
- Danielle Rose CollinsRose Collins – Sofia KeninKenin (0-0) – See H2H details
- Maria SakkariSakkari – Donna VekicVekic (2-2) – See H2H details
- Dayana YastremskaYastremska – Angelique KerberKerber (0-0) – See H2H details
- Aryna SabalenkaSabalenka – Bernarda PeraPera (0-1) – See H2H details