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Ipswich’s French Open champion keeps her eye on the No.1 prize.

June 20, 2019 10:38 pm in by
Local Sport

Ipswich’s Ashleigh Barty is just three wins away, from becoming the first Australian woman in 42 years, to hold the World Number 1 ranking.

With her ninth successive victory…a 6-3, 6-1 triumph over American Jennifer Brady…our French Open champion can overtake Naomi Osaka at the head of the rankings, if she makes the Finals.

But first, she must deal with five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, in the quarter-finals at the Birmingham Classic.

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(Image courtesy of www.wtatennis.com)

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