“Truly Special Moment”: Petra Kvitova, Rod Laver and Others Congratulate Ashleigh Barty on Her Monumental Win at Wimbledon Championships 2021

Published 07/10/2021, 11:47 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 10, 2021 Australia’s Ashleigh Barty with Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova after the match REUTERS/Paul Childs


It was the final of the Wimbledon Championships 2021 and the match between Ashleigh Barty against Karolina Pliskova was a thriller. The match went on for close to two hours and was won by the Australian star, 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3. 

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In the opening set, Ashleigh Barty opened proceedings. The Australian player began on a strong note, breaking her opponent in her first three service games. Within no time, the score was 5-1 in favor of Barty. Eventually, she sealed the set 6-3 in 29 minutes. 

In the following set, Karolina Pliskova and her opponent were going toe-to-toe against each other. They broke each other twice during the set but the winner of it had to decide in a tiebreaker. It was the Czech player who won the tiebreaker, thus the set 7-6(4). 

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The winner of the final had to be found out by playing the ultimate deciding set. Barty got the break early on and it was enough for her to seal the set and match in her favor. 

Twitter reactions from the match between Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova 

As the final of a Grand Slam tournament is viewed by millions of people, we take a look at some of the interesting tweets and reactions from fans and the tennis world. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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