Comeback kid Ashleigh Barty has made an explosive return to the professional circuit and powered through her opening round of the Brisbane International.
The Ipswich tennis identity crushed her Serbian opponent 6 – 2, 6 – 2 last night.
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The 20 year-old now faces a tough match-up against Angelique Kerber in the next round.
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