Australian tennis player Ashley Barty overcame the 1/8 finals of the tournament in Miami, beating Kiki Bertens from the Netherlands – 4/6, 6/3, 6/2.
For 1 hour and 53 minutes of the match, the 11th racket of the world, 22-year-old Ashleigh, made five breaks and two aces, making four wrong mistakes when serving. The 27-year-old Bertens, who is in eighth place in the WTA ranking, took a rival three times, made five aces and two double faults.
Australian remains the leader in the personal meetings of athletes – 4: 0. In the quarterfinal of the Miami Open competition, Barty will fight either with Czech Petra Kvitova or with French Caroline Garcia.