Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Ashleigh Barty beats Karolina Pliskova to win maiden Wimbledon title

In Wimbledon Tennis Tournament, Australian top seed Ashleigh Barty has won the Women’s singles title defeating eighth seed Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic. Barty won the first set 6-3 but Pliskova fought back to win the second set 7-6(4-7) to level the contest 1 set each. Barty made a strong come back and won the third set 6-3 to clinch the title.

In the Men’s singles, defending champion Novak Djokovic has set up the Summit clash with Italy’s Matteo Berrettini. The match will be held tomorrow. World Number One Djokovic defeated 10th seed Denis Shapovalov while Seventh seed Berrettini thrashed Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz in semifinals.

In Men’s Doubles, Croatian pair and first-seed Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić will play against Spanish-Argentine team of Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos in the finals tonight.

In Women’s Doubles, Unseeded Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina will meet third-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium and Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan in the title clash tonight.

In Mixed Doubles, British duo Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart defeated Czech Republic’s Kveta Peschke and Kevin Krawietz of Germany 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the finals.

In the second semifinal, Neal Skupski of Britain and Desirae Krawczyk of the US are playing against John Peers of Australia and Zhang Shuai of China.

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