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Kuznetsova downs Barty, will meet Keys in Cincinnati final

Australia's Ashleigh Barty was off the boil against Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is back on form following several seasons of injuries including a wrist problem.

Barty wins quarter-finals, but Osaka retires with injury

Ashleigh Barty is set to compete in the semi-finals while Naomi Osaka 's dream to win the Cincinnati Masters has been dashed with a knee injury.

Djokovic motors into Cincy quarters

Novak Djokovic was never in danger in his 6-3, 6-4 triumph over 53rd-ranked Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, whom he finished off in 90 minutes.

Federer stunned in straight sets by Rublev at Cincinnati

The seven-time Cincinnati champion was unable to make an impression as he played only his second match since losing the Wimbledon final to Novak Djokovic.

Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati

Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty trounces Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-1, while Simona Halep battles past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 during the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.

Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

Ashleigh Barty has defeated Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open this year.

Pliskova keeps no. 1 hopes alive by reaching Toronto quarters

Pliskova battles hard to reclaim the world no.1 spot, hoping to make her way to the semis.

Osaka advances, Barty no longer world no.1

The reigning US and Australian Open champion, Naomi Osaka, won after taking the first set 6-2 when Germany's Tatjana Maria retired with a left abdominal injury.

Top-ranked Barty bounced in Toronto by Kenin

Ashleigh Barty’s No 1 ranking is in jeopardy with the defeat to Sofia Kenin.

Untroubled Serena into Wimbledon quarter-finals

Serena Williams win today signals the possibility of an all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles equalling tennis legend Margaret Court.

Warrior on court, diplomat off it, classy Barty eases into week...

Ashleigh Barty has navigated recent controversies brought on by fans like a seasoned diplomat.

Barty, Serena cruise into Wimbledon last 16

Ashleigh Barty is bidding to become the first Australian Wimbledon women's champion since Evonne Goolagong Cawley won her second title in 1980.

Barty cruises into Wimbledon’s 3rd round

Ashleigh Barty will play British wild card Harriet Dart at Wimbledon's third round match.

Seven Network defends Barty snub after ‘sexist’ broadcast claims

Seven Network now defends itself for a decision to televise Nick Kyrgios's match first instead of world number one Ash Barty during Wimbledon.

Barty, Kerber ease through, Federer and Nadal set to play

Both Ashleigh Barty and Angelique Kerber will be heading through Wimbledon's second round as both players defeated their opponents today.

Barty, Williams, Osaka eye women’s Wimbledon crown

Ashleigh Barty goes into Wimbledon buoyed while several of her rivals including Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka struggle to rebound.

Australia piles praise on top ranked Barty

Sydney's Daily Telegraph crowned Ashleigh Barty the 'new queen' of tennis.

Barty withdraws from Eastbourne with arm injury

Ashleigh Barty is confident the injury will respond to a short period of rest before the third Grand Slam of the season gets underway on July 1.

Barty on top of the tennis world

Barty is only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings.

Barty sets up Birmingham final with Goerges

Ashleigh Barty could become the first Australian woman to top the rankings in more than 40 years.

Barty beats Venus in Birmingham to close in on world number...

Barty will edge ahead of Naomi Osaka at the top of the rankings before Wimbledon by taking the Birmingham title.

Osaka defeat opens door to top spot for Barty in Birmingham

Osaka is still trying to find her legs on grass.

Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grass courts next week.

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for World Cup success

Newly crowned grand slam winner Ashleigh Barty cheers on the Matildas as they play against Italy in the women's World Cup opener.