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Barty suffers upset defeat at Tokyo tennis tournament

AP
Published Jul 25, 2021, 10:28 am IST
Updated Jul 25, 2021, 10:28 am IST
The defeat comes 15 days after Barty won Wimbledon for her second Grand Slam title
Australia's Ashleigh Barty returns a shot to Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo during their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's singles first round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)
 Australia's Ashleigh Barty returns a shot to Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo during their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's singles first round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Tokyo: Top-ranked Ash Barty has been upset by 48th-ranked Spanish opponent Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Tokyo tennis tournament.

It was Barty's Olympic singles debut. She won a doubles match with Australian teammate Storm Sanders on Saturday.

 

The defeat comes 15 days after Barty won Wimbledon for her second Grand Slam title.

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Location: Japan, Tokyo-to, Tokyo




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