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Ashleigh Barty becomes first Australian woman to win Wimbledon singles title in 41 years

CNN Sports

By Ben Church

July 10, 2021

(CNN) Ashleigh Barty clinched her first Wimbledon title after beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 in the women’s final on Saturday.

The world No. 1 raced through the first set but lost the second in a thrilling tie-break before recovering her composure to win the decider.
Barty is the first Australian woman to win the singles title since her idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley won it in 1980.

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