TL;DR news on Ashleigh Barty at April 22, 2023
"I get the chance on Saturday to live out a total dream," said Barty, who has not lost a set since the opening round. It's a different surface," explained Barty. Kerber improved, finding her backhand down the line, but the glimpses she did have were invariably snuffed out by a big Barty serve. 1 next Monday, Barty her 84th. A look at the names remaining makes it hard to pick anyone but Barty to lift the trophy come Saturday. With this being her first time past the fourth round, Barty is in unprecedented territory and will face her toughest challenge on the grass court. World number one Ashleigh Barty is up against 2018 SW19 champion Angelique Kerber in an intriguing battle of the heavyweights.