Ashleigh Barty overcomes Dayana Yastremska 6-2 7-5 in the final in Adelaide on Saturday to conquer her 8th career title, the 1st in Australia after she lost in the final in Sydney in the last 2 years.
Score, report, and key facts
The Australian in this set didn’t concede much to Yastremska and without too much hustling she won 6-2 after breaking Yastremska in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.
The Australian won 0 consecutive points in this set from 15-0 1-0 to .
Barty didn’t want to give any chance to the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Yastremska in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, there was more work to do for Ashleigh to win the set as the Ukrainian succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (2-2) game. The Australian kept her focus to break Yastremska in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).
At the end of the match, Ashleigh scored 74 points vs. Dayana’s 54 points.
Ashleigh served pretty well to win 75% of the points (27/36) behind her first serve, and she won 64% points (14/22) on her second serve. Ashleigh won this match even if she was struggling when converting her break points because she converted only 36% (4/11). On the other side, Dayana was battling in converting her break points (only 33% – 1/3). That was one of the key issues for her demise.
After this match, the head to head between Barty and Yastremska is 2-0 for Ashleigh.
Highlights Ashleigh Barty vs. Dayana Yastremska Adelaide International – Adelaide
After the match, Ashleigh commented: “Third time lucky, I suppose, isn’t it? The best part about this week is I fought and scrapped my way through and got better and better in each situation, in each match.” I take the experiences and learnings from last year, but you have to start fresh. Everyone is starting with a clean slate this year. It’s about trying to bring out the best in yourself and problem-solve in those situations when you need to. I felt like I did that very well this week.”
Ashleigh Barty in Adelaide
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Tennis Scores in Adelaide
- Ashleigh BartyBarty – Dayana YastremskaYastremska (6-2 7-5) – See score progression