The World Queen of the 1st seed in the women’s singles final of the “Australian Open” (Melbourne, Australia / January 17th to January 30th / Hardcourt) held on the 29th.Ashleigh Barty(Australia) ranked 30th in the world ranking with 27th seedDanielle CollinsPlay against (USA). Bertie won 6-3, 7-6 (2) and won the long-awaited “Australian Open” for the first time. The match time is 1 hour and 27 minutes.
The second set starts with Collins’ serve. Bertie took the first point and the flow seemed to be completely Bertie, but Collins kept the game. Then, when he got two break chances in the second game, Collins scored a tough shot and succeeded in the break, taking the lead with 2-0.
In the third game, Bertie seized two break chances and continued fierce offense and defense, but Collins was tenacious and did not allow a break. Collins screams every time a shot is decided at a key point. Bertie kept in the love game in the 4th game, but due to double faults and mistakes in the 6th game, it was broken again and the 7th game became Collins’ serving for the set with 5-1.
In the 7th game, Bertie suffers from some mistakes, but manages to break back to 2-5. In the ninth game, which was the second serving for the set, Bertie’s attack became more severe and returned the second break to 4-5. Collins was frustrated by the untimely cheers of the crowd and protested to the referee.
In the 11th game, which caught up with 5-5, Bertie showed his favorite backhand slice many times, but he could not make a mistake from Collins like his opponent so far. Each other keeps the 11th and 12th games, and the second set enters a tiebreaker.
First, Bertie makes a mini break on Collins’ serve. After scoring a reverse cross between the service point and the fore, Bertie made it 3-0, then dominated the rally and took a mini break to lead 4-0. At the match point 6-2, Bertie scored a spectacular cross passing shot, grabbed the crown of the first “Australian Open”, grabbed both fists and screamed.
A local Australian player won the Australian Open Women’s Singles in 1978.Chris O’NeilThis is the first time in 44 years since then.
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