The 15th World No. Australian Ashleigh Barty beat Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum, who ranks 67th in the WTA ranking, with a 6/2, 6/2 score at the start of the Australian Open.
Tennis players spent 57 minutes on the court. During this time, the 22-year-old Barty completed four aces, never made a mistake in filing and sold six break points, and the 25-year-old Kumkhum once fed through, made four double mistakes and made two breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the second round of the Australian Open, Barty will cross the rackets with Chinese woman Wang Yafan, who defeated Australian Ellen Perez with a 6/4, 6/0 score.