Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, the first in the world, won her first title in the Cincinnati Tournament, one of the women’s 1000-point tournaments in the new WTA system, by beating Switzerland’s Bill Teichmann, the 76th, in straight sets without a win. response, the details of which are 6 -3, 6-1.
Barty finished the match with 28 winners, against only 12 for her opponent, and also made fewer direct errors than the Swiss (21 against 26).
Barty produced remarkable levels in Cincinnati as she didn’t drop a set en route to her thirteenth professional title, while Techmann achieved her first surprise by knocking out second-placed Japanese Naomi Osaka in the third round, then her compatriot Belinda Bencic , who won the women’s singles gold in Tokyo in the quarter. The final, before knocking out Czech Karolina Pliskova, fourth in the world, in the round of four.
This title is Barty’s fifth this year, having won her second Grand Slam title last month by winning Wimbledon, adding to Stuttgart, Miami (also one of the 1000 tournaments) and the Australian Yarra Valley Classic.
Thus, the Australian star (25 years old) has prepared in the best possible way for the championship of the United States, the last Grand Slam, which starts at the end of this month, where she will be the most prominent candidate to win it.
With this title, Barty made up for the disappointing first-round exit at the Tokyo Olympics, where she was the leading contender to win the gold, before replacing it with the mixed doubles bronze.
US Open, here she comes ? ? ?@ashbarty will arrive in New York when the @CincyTennis champion. World No. 1 beats Jil Teichmann 6-3 6-1 for her 13th singles title#CincyTennis pic.twitter.com/h48Jigw9Jh
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