World Number One Barty Reaches Cincinnati Final

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With a straight-set victory over Angelique Kerber, world number one Ashleigh Barty advanced to her sixth final of 2021 at the Cincinnati Open.

The Australian, who won Wimbledon in July for her second Grand Slam, beat German Kerber 6-2 7-5.

Barty, 25, has yet to drop a set in Cincinnati and is making his maiden appearance in the tournament final.

In Sunday’s final, she will face either Czech fifth seed Karolina Pliskova or Swiss Jil Teichmann.

Source: BBC Sport

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