“I saw the game very well and I was precise in hitting the ball. Now I’m looking forward to playing the semifinal against Iga: we trained a lot together, I really enjoyed being in the company of him and his team.”
These are the words of Australian Ashleigh Barty after winning straight sets for 6-3 6-4 against the American Sofia Kenin at the WTA 500 in Adelaide.
In the semifinals, Barty will meet Iga Swiatek, who won her quarter-final against Victoria Azarenka 6-3 2-6 6-1.
In the other semi-final, Kazakhstan Elena Rybakina will face Japan’s Misaki Doi. Rybakina beat American Shelby Rogers 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in two hours of play. Doi eliminated Kaja Juvan after 2 hours and 48 minutes of battle. Tomorrow the two semifinals.