World number one Ashleigh Barty eliminated number eight Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of Australian Open 2020.

Barty, 23, won against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova with the sets 7-6 and 6-2.

With this win, Barty became the first Australian woman since Wendy Turnbull in 1984 to reach the final four.

“It’s been absolutely incredible. I knew I had to bring my best against Petra. That first set was crucial and it was good to get a quick start in the second,” Barty said after the match.

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