Naomi Osaka vs Ashleigh Barty | China Open 2019

Osaka sets date with Barty in China Open 2019 final

By Jawad Hussain

KARACHI, October 5, 2019 (SNN247.com) – Naomi Osaka of Japan and Ashleigh Barty of Australia set up a mouthwatering final showdown in the title match of the China Open 2019 in Beijing, China on Saturday.

In the first semi-final, Australian tennis queen Ashleigh Barty got the better of Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in a three-set thriller that went right to the wire.

The Aussie player won the opening sets 6-3. However, the Dutch player made a strong comeback with a 6-3 win in the second set.

It all went down to the final set, which Barty won with a narrow difference.

The Australian won the match by 7-6 (9-7) to claim the chance of having a go at the title.

The Aussie player won the opening sets 6-3. However, the Dutch player made a strong comeback with a 6-3 win in the second set. It all went down to the final set, which Barty won with a narrow difference. The Australian won the match by 7-6 (9-7) to claim the chance of having a go at the title.

In the second last-four encounter, Naomi Osaka wasted little time in completing a thumping straight-sets victory over former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

Osaka made a huge impact right from the word go as she raced to victory by 6-4 in the first set. The Japanese player even bettered her game in the second set to clinch the victory by 6-2.

The China Open 2019 final will be played between Japan’s Naomi Osaka and Australia’s Ashleigh Barty on Sunday.




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