Ash Barty enjoys perfect Australian Open preparation beating Garbine Muguruza

Ash Barty has accomplished the perfect preparation for her Australian Open marketing campaign, preventing previous the in-form Garbine Muguruza to say the Yarra Valley Basic in straight units.

Muguruza had dropped simply 10 video games throughout 4 straight-sets victories main into the ultimate, however did not go the space with Barty, who gained 7-6 (7-3) 6-4.

The Spaniard struggled to cope with the world No.1’s deadly backhand slice all through the match and her errors proved pricey in a see-sawing first set.

Muguruza landed the primary real blow on Sunday, breaking the Australian’s serve then holding to grab an early 3-1 benefit.

Barty broke again to even the ledger at 3-3, marking the primary time Muguruza had conceded three video games in a set throughout the match.

Ash Barty celebrates after winning the Yarra Valley Classic
Ash Barty celebrates after successful the Yarra Valley Basic Credit score: DAVE HUNT/AAPIMAGE

The 2020 Australian Open finalist broke Barty a second time and served for the set at 5-4 – solely to be instantly damaged again.

Barty would make Muguruza pay for her wastefulness, delivering a commanding tiebreak efficiency to snare the opening set.

Two ferocious forehands set her 3-0 up within the tiebreak and Barty kicked on to carry 4 set factors, with a decisive forehand winner at 6-3 sealing the set.

The Australian broke Muguruza’s serve within the first recreation of the second set – after six deuces – and regarded set to cruise from there, solely to be damaged again.

However holding a break level at 4-4, Barty used her backhand slice to impact to throw Muguruza out of place earlier than ripping a forehand winner to interrupt the Spaniard for a second time.