Bristol Post

Barty and Pliskova face final showdown


WORLD number one Ashleigh Barty will play Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova in tomorrow’s women’s singles final at Wimbledon.

Australian Barty beat former champion Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) before Pliskova came from a set down to defeat Aryna Sabalenka 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

It will be a first final at the All England Club for both Barty, 25, and 29-year-old Pliskova.

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