Ash Barty wins her initially profession Western & Southern Open title

MASON – The Ash Barty celebration just obtained a small shinier.

Ashleigh Barty received her 1st Western & Southern Open up title with a swift defeat of Jil Teichmann, the wild-card entry that thrilled fans with three straight best-12 upsets this week. Barty dismantled Teichmann in just one particular hour and 13 minutes Sunday afternoon on Center Court 6-3, 6-1.  

“It’s a elegance this trophy,” Barty claimed, glancing to her new components on exhibit beside her in the publish-match press conference. “I have some of my greatest memories participating in below in Cincy, my 1st leading 10 get, so to now insert a title to individuals truly awesome reminiscences is actually interesting.”

Barty, the initially Australian participant to get the W&S Open up because 1973, barely stumbled in her quest for the Rookwood Cup. The 25-yr-old didn’t lose a established all event, absolutely filling the purpose of her No. 1 rank in the environment and 1-seed situation in the match.