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SportWorld No.1 Barty in new Wimbledon snub

00:41  04 july  2019
00:41  04 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Ash Barty got her Wimbledon campaign off to a winning start with a 6-4 6-2 victory over world No . 43 Zheng So not only are we forced to watch #Kyrgios v Thompson in standard definition - a joke in 2019 - we now get only snippets of World No . 1 # Barty in action at change of ends in the men’s match.

The new world No 1 , Ash Barty , began her quest for a first Wimbledon title with a straight-forward 6-4, 6-2 win over Saisai Zheng of China on Tuesday. Zheng had taken a set off Barty in two of their three battles and when she fought back from 3-0 down to level at 3-3 in the first set thanks to some

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Ashleigh Barty has been dealt yet another Wimbledon snub with the world No.1's second-round match on Thursday being shunted to Court Two.

Instead of taking on Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck on the showpiece Centre or No.1 Court in the afternoon, the French Open champion will continue her campaign in the morning round of matches.

The surprising move from the All England Club comes on the back of the Seven Network's controversial decision to leave coverage of the top seed's first-round match against China's Zheng Saisai and focus on the all-Australian battle between Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson on Tuesday.

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New world No . 1 and Wimbledon top seed Ashleigh Barty said she has not even glanced at the All England Club draw, which considering the obstacles If she gets past China's Zheng Saisai tomorrow, she could face Russia's two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova, then 2017 Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON , England (AP) French Open champion Ash Barty won her first match as the top-ranked woman, beating Saisai Zheng 6-4, 6-2 to reach the second round at Wimbledon . Barty overtook Naomi Osaka last week for the top ranking and lived up to the status on No . 1 Court, breaking her Chinese

Wimbledon officials have opted instead to showcase British battler Cameron Norrie's match against Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishkori for the Centre Court curtain-raiser.

That match is followed by another Brit, Sydney-born Johanna Konta, the world No.18, who takes on unheralded Czech Katerina Siniakova before Kyrgios closes out the day against Rafael Nadal in a genuine Centre Court blockbuster.

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Another Brit, Jay Clarke, then plays eight-times men's champion Roger Federer before seven-times women's winner Serena Williams takes on Kaja Juvan.

Barty said pre-tournament she wasn't bothered where she played.

"There isn't a bad court at Wimbledon so wherever I'm scheduled to play on, we'll go out there and do our best," she said.

"The size of the court, they're all the same. The lines are the same."

The class act also shrugged off the unpopular move of Seven to take off their screens action showing Australia's best female player since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in her first match as world No.1.

"If people can watch my matches, great," Barty said after her first-round win.

"If they can't, they can't. That's up to the broadcasters, not me."

Kyrgios also believes Australia have the right to watch Barty ahead of him and said the 23-year-old deserved to have the whole nation behind her.

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WIMBLEDON , England — Ash Barty played her first match as the No . 1 player in the world on No . 1 Court at Wimbledon , and she won. The top-seeded Australian, who followed her victory at the French Open by winning a grass-court warm-up tournament in Birmingham, advanced to the second round at

Wimbledon , England — Ash Barty played her first match as the No . 1 player in the world on No . 1 Court at Wimbledon , and she won. The top-seeded Australian, who followed her victory at the French Open by winning a grass-court warm-up tournament in Birmingham, advanced to the second round at

"What she's doing is incredible. I knew as soon as she got her head right and wanted it enough, the sky's the limit for her," Kyrgios said.

"I knew deep down she was always capable. When she took that year off, came back, she seemed to be refreshed.

"Now she's winning grand slams. It doesn't surprise me at all.

"I'm happy that she's got all the support. She deserves it."

An All England Club spokesperson said in a statement to AAP: "As always, the scheduling of the order of play each day at The Championships is a complex operation".

"We take great care when scheduling matches and allocating courts.

"All decisions are made with fairness and the best interests of the tournament, players, spectators and our worldwide broadcast audience at heart."

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