Aussie Ashleigh Barty wins US Open doubles title

Australian Tennis star Ashleigh Barty has landed her maiden grand slam title, taking out the women’s doubles at the US Open in New York.

Queensland’s Barty and America’s CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Australian Open champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 in a thrilling final at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

It’s the first time the pair have been in a grand slam final together.


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Barty and former partner Casey Dellacqua had previously made the women’s doubles finals at the Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open and French Open, however never managed to take out the title.

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