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Wimbledon: first coronation and second Grand Slam for Barty

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Wimbledon: first coronation and second Grand Slam for Barty

Ashleigh Barty won in three sets (6-3, 6-7, 6-3) against Karolina Pliskova. The Australian wins her first trophy at Wimbledon, her second Grand Slam title and is preparing in the best way for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

After the disappointment regarding her retirement in the second round of Roland Garros, Ashleigh Barty brilliantly made up for it by winning, for the first time in her career, the Wimbledon tournament. The Australian won 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 in the final against former world number 1 Karolina Pliskova.

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Currently world number 1 Ashleigh Barty has mastered the first set by leading quickly 4-0, winning 12 points in a row. If Pliskova pocketed the next two games, Barty had no trouble finishing the first set, 6-3.

In the second set, while the Australian was serving for the match, Pliskova stole her serve and then picked up a set all over the tie break (7-6), pushing the world number 1 to a third set. A final round identical to the first, which saw Ashleigh Barty largely dominate to win 6-3 and win her first title in London.

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Two finals two lost for Pliskova

Czech Karolina Pliskova, who was playing her second final in a Grand Slam tournament, lost again. Conversely, Barty becomes the second player in history to win the title in youth and on the WTA circuit after Amélie Mauresmo in 2016.

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