The home star is in good form this season, capturing the Adelaide International title in the lead-up, and was taken to his twilight match against the hapless Tsurenko at Rod Laver Arena.
“I am a proud urban woman – a very, very proud indigenous woman.” Welcome back to the home of the WurundJerry people … https://t.co/KZoF2hctwT
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Barty lost two match points that would have given Tsurenko a formidable double-bagel and she served in the other two matches, but the Australians were finally sealed with a quick serve in the ‘T’.
Barty will play against Italian qualifier Lucia Bronzetti to advance to the third round.
Statement 💯🇦🇺 @ashbarty Leaving just one game on the way to a 6-0 6-1 victory over Lesia Tsurenko … https://t.co/U3zYuh31tw
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