Ash Barty cruises through to third round at Australian Open

Ash Barty has breezed her way through the second round of the Australian Open.

The world No.1 defeated Lucia Bronzetti, 6-1, 6-1 in just 52 minutes on Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.


Barty paid a heartwarming tribute to tennis icon Evonne Goolagong Cawley following her win.

“She’s an incredible woman and she’s been able to guide so many of the indigenous youth coming up in the last however many years, but also her work off the court.

“I’m privileged to know her. I love her to death.”