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Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty wins after saving match point

Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty wins after saving match point

Australian world number one Ashleigh Barty saved a match point as she battled back to defeat Slovakia`s Kristina Kucova on Thursday and reach the third round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open. Top-seeded Barty, the 2019 Miami champion and French Open winner, dispatched 149th-ranked Kucova 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, advancing to a match with another Grand Slam winner, Latvia`s 54th-ranked Jelena Ostapenko who beat Belgian Kirsten Flipkens 6-2, 5-7, 6-3. Barty fired 15 aces, two in a rally from 0-40 down in the final game, to defeat Kucova after two hours and 27 minutes. “There`s nothing like coming through a test like that,” Barty said. “It was important in that match

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