Ash Barty through to Wimbledon semi finals after defeating fellow Aussie

Queenslander Ash Barty is through to the semi-finals of Wimbledon, the first Aussie woman to make it in over 20 years.

The World Number One defeated fellow Aussie Ajla Tomljanović in straight sets last night, to move through to the final four.

The final score was 6-1, 6-3.


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Barty is now the first Australian woman to make it to the semis of the grand slam since Jelena Dokic in the year 2000.

She’ll now have to take on Angelique Kerber for a spot in the final.

The pair will do battle tomorrow night.