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Ashleigh Barty is the new world #1
Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty has cinched the top spot in the world tennis rankings after beating Germany's Julia Gorges 6-3, 7-5, in Sunday's final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
The 23-year-old from Queensland now becomes the third Australian woman in history to hold the number one ranking in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association, beating out Japan's Naomi Osaka.
That means Nadal, who is ranked second in the world but has struggled on grass in recent years, could meet defending champion Djokovic in the semifinals in the grass-court grand slam. Wimbledon is the..
She won her first grand slam title at Roland Garros earlier this month, and has knocked Naomi Osaka of Japan off the top spot in the women's world rankings. Now, the 23-year-old Australian is bidding..