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August 4, 2021
Ashleigh Barty becomes first Australian woman to win Wimbledon single's title in 41 years

Ashleigh Barty becomes first Australian woman to win Wimbledon single’s title in 41 years

The world No.1 raced through the first set but lost the second in a thrilling tie-break before recovering her composure to win the decider.

Barty is the first Australian woman to win the single’s title since her idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley won it in 1980.

Pliskova, who was competing in just her second grand slam final, took too long to settle into the match and was made to pay for her early form despite improving in the more competitive second and third sets.

More to follow.