Barty, Ashleigh v Bertens, Kiki 11/01 04:00
TENNIS Sydney Australia WomenKick Off: 11/01/2019 04:00
Fire still burning in Ash Barty
Ashleigh Barty is from Australia,aged 22 and at her highest rank of 15 in the world.She plays well on all surfaces and was 21 and 9 on hardcourts last year . She was in the final of this event last year on her first attempt,losing to Kerber.She had a successful 2018 , winning the tournament in Nottingham in June on grass.The Chinese swing was good for her when reaching the semi in Wuhan in September and winning the Elite Trophy in November.At 22 she is still improving and responds well to her home fans .
Kiki Bertens is from the Netherlands , aged 27 and also at her highest rank of 9 in the world.Her best surface is clay although she had a 23 and 10 record on hardcourts ,last year . She had a remarkable year in 2018 , winning 3 tournaments . The first was in Australia on green clay, only dropping 1 set in 6 matches .The second was in Cinccinnatti where she won 6 more matches,defeating Wozniacki , Svitolina , Kvitová and Halep along the way.Finally she won Seoul in September,although she had fairly easy matches.In head to heads Barty leads 2-0, having beaten Bertens in Montreal last year .
Value for Barty
Barty 1.58 v Bertens 2.51