7th of March 2017

Ashleigh Barty wins 2017 Alya WTA Malaysian Open

Ashleigh Barty has won her first WTA title by beating Nao Hibino in straight sets 6-3 6-2 at the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.

Barty, 20, said on Twitter "Amazing, amazing, amazing. Unforgettable week".

As a result of this victory it sent Barty rocketing up the rankings from 158, to 92 (Top 100).

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Ash Barty of Australia poses with her winners trophy.