BARTY LIFTS MAUD WATSON TROPHY TO GO TOP OF THE WORLD

BARTY LIFTS MAUD WATSON TROPHY TO GO TOP OF THE WORLD

Ashleigh Barty hit her way into the history books at Edgbaston Priory Club on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 to win the Nature Valley Classic.  Her victory ensured that she will be ranked No.1 in the world when the new standings are released today....
BARTY STANDS ON THE BRINK OF HISTORY

BARTY STANDS ON THE BRINK OF HISTORY

Ashleigh Barty will be playing to secure the World No.1 ranking and seal her place in tennis history when she takes on Julia Goerges in Sunday’s final at the Nature Valley Classic. Roland Garros champion Barty has yet to drop a set this week. Saturday saw her come...
BARTY DOWNS WILLIAMS TO REACH LAST FOUR IN BIRMINGHAM

BARTY DOWNS WILLIAMS TO REACH LAST FOUR IN BIRMINGHAM

The unstoppable form that saw Ashleigh Barty win her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros less than two weeks ago is showing no sign of stopping on the grass courts of the Nature Valley Classic. Friday saw Barty come through a high quality encounter with Venus...
WILLIAMS STANDS BETWEEN BARTY AND NO.1 RANKING

WILLIAMS STANDS BETWEEN BARTY AND NO.1 RANKING

  Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will be hoping to stop Ashleigh Barty’s winning run and halt the Australian’s charge towards the World No.1 ranking when the pair face each other in Friday’s quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Classic, an LTA summer...
VENUS WILLIAMS ENJOYS BIRMINGHAM DEBUT

VENUS WILLIAMS ENJOYS BIRMINGHAM DEBUT

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams is looking very much at home on her first visit to the Nature Valley Classic.  Williams seldom plays on grass prior to Wimbledon but after beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich to move through to the second round, Williams said she...
OSAKA FIGHTS PAST SAKKARI IN CLASSIC OPENER

OSAKA FIGHTS PAST SAKKARI IN CLASSIC OPENER

World No.1 Naomi Osaka came through a difficult start to her grass court campaign, battling past Maria Sakkari to win her first round match 6-1 4-6 6-3 on Tuesday at the Nature Valley Classic, an LTA summer grass court event. Osaka withstood a second set fightback...