(November 9, 2019) World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has levelled the Fed Cup Final after defeating France’s Caroline Garcia 6-0 6-0 in today’s second singles match.
Record crowds flocked to RAC Arena in Perth to see Barty steal the show with her composed and calculated win over Garcia after Kristina Mladenovic gave France the early lead with a 6-1 6-1 win over Australian debutant Ajla Tomljanovic.
Read all about today’s play here.
AUSTRALIA level with FRANCE 1-1
Venue: RAC Arena, Perth, AUS (hard – outdoor)
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) d. Ajla Tomljanovic 6-1 6-1
Ashleigh Barty (AUS) d. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 6-0 6-0
The reverse singles matches on Sunday, for which nominations can change, will see Barty face Mladenovic and Tomljanovic take on Garcia, before Barty and Australian Fed Cup great Samantha Stosur play Garcia and Mladenovic in the doubles match.
Sunday 10 November – 11:00am AWST (03:00am GMT)
Ashleigh Barty (AUS) v Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) v Caroline Garcia (FRA)
Ashleigh Barty/Samantha Stosur (AUS) v Caroline Garcia/Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)