Australian Open Live: Ashleigh Barty takes the first set against Danielle Collins.© AFP
Australian Open 2022, Women’s Singles Final Live Updates: Ashleigh Barty won the first set 6-3 against Danielle Collins after breaking the American’s serve in the women’s singles final of the ongoing Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Barty, the two-time Grand Slam champion, will aim to win her maiden Australian Open title in front of her home crowd. The American Collins, on the other hand, will look to cause yet another upset after stunning seventh seed Iga Swiatek in the semi-final.
Here are the Live Updates of the Australian Open 2022 Women’s Singles Final between Ashleigh Barty and Danielle Collins from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne
BARTY TAKES FIRST SET!
The first set is done and dusted as Barty takes the set 6-3.On to the next one, and the decisive win.
BARTY TO SERVE FOR THE SET!
Trailing 15-30, Collins bullies her way back to take the game 40-30. Barty to serve for the set.
Live Updates: Barty 5-3 Collins
RUTHLESS FROM BARTY!
Cheers all around the Rod Laver Arena as Barty takes the 7th game 40-0.
Live Score: Barty 5-2 Collins
BARTY BREAKS COLLINS!
First break of the match. Barty rallies and takes the sixth game after a double fault by Collins.
Live Score: Barty 4-2 Collins
The top seed survives a break point and takes the fifth game. Collins showed absolute power and resilience with his back hands but Barty survives.
Live Score: Barty 3-2 Collins
Collins gets a bit lucky. A backhand takes her to 40-15 and a lucky net cord takes the game. Quick to apologise.
Live Score: Barty 2-2 Collins
BARTY ON FIRE!
The home favourite starts with two massive serves to race to 40-0. Then misses a winner. No worries, fires a serve to the left-hand corner takes the game
Live Score: Barty 2-1 Collins
IT’S RAINING ACES!
It’s raining aces at the Rod Laver arena as Ash Barty hammers another one to take a 40-0 lead in the third game.Live Score: Barty 1-1 Collins
COLLINS OFF THE MARK!
Danielle Collins takes the second game 40-15.
Live Score: Barty 1-1 Collins
BARTY UP AND RUNNING!
Ash Barty wins the first game with ease.
Leads 1-0 in the first set
The Australian Open 2022 women’s singles final is up and running with Barty hitting an ace.
THE WAIT IS ALMOST OVER!
The match is about to start as both Barty and Collins are out in the court. Can the local favourite Barty finally win an Australian Open? Or will the American cause another huge upset?
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Welcome to our Live coverage of the Australian Open 2022 women’s singles final between top seed Ashleigh Barty and Danielle Collins from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.
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