Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Barty lands first home Australian Open triumph in 44 years with victory over Collins

Ashleigh Barty beat Danielle Collins to win the Australian Open title, ending the home nation’s 44-year wait for a Grand Slam women’s singles champion. Barty took the first set in routine fashion but came within two points of dropping her first set of the tournament when the American took a 5-1 lead but