Cincinnati: Barty exits in semifinals

Ash Barty is halted in her bid to return to the world No.1 ranking by a resurgent Svetlana Kuznetsova in Cincinnati. 18 August 2019 | AAP After consecutive three-set victories to reach a maiden semifinal in Cincinnati, Ash Barty has fallen to the in-form Svetlana Kuznetsova. Top seed Barty,

Barty set for Cincinnati semis

Ash Barty was in a familiar predicament, trying to dig out from a difficult first set. The Western & Southern Open’s top seed found a way to do it again. Barty reached the semifinals of the tournament for the first time and moved closer to regaining the No.1 world ranking by

Barty battles into Cincinnati quarters

Ash Barty trails 5-3 in the third set before recovering to beat Anett Kontaveit, setting up a Cincinnati quarterfinal against Maria Sakkari. Cincinnati, United States, 16 August 2019 | AP / Ash Barty rallied from a set down to edge past Estonian Anett Kontaveit and book her place

Barty, De Minaur into Cincinnati third round

Top seed Ash Barty defeats Maria Sharapova in straight sets while Alex de Minaur beats Reilly Opelka for the third time in 2019. Cincinnati, United States, 15 August 2019 | AAP / AP Ash Barty dominated Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1 at the Cincinnati Open to reach the third round

Cincinnati: Kyrgios wins opening match

Nick Kyrgios will face No.8 seed Karen Khachanov after beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday night. Cincinnati, United States, 13 August 2019 | Nick Kyrgios advanced to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with a 7-5 6-4 win

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Masters, as expected

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Cincinnati Masters as he adjusts his schedule to retain fitness ahead of the last Grand Slam of the season – the U.S. Open in New York. Getty Images Speaking after the match, Rafa was asked by Brad Gilbert what his plans were for next week. Our

De Minaur, Sharma score Cincinnati wins

Alex de Minaur advances to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on the same day Astra Sharma qualifies for the main draw. Cincinnati, United States, 12 August 2019 | / AAP Alex de Minaur won through to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with a come-from-behind victory