Ash Barty’s eight-match successful streak has ended within the Charleston quarterfinals, the world no.1 exiting to Paula Badosa.
The Spaniard claimed a 6-4 6-3 victory to grab the most important victory of her profession.
Additionally a winner over Belinda Bencic this week, Badosa had earlier loved win over a top-20 opponent.
“I nonetheless can’t consider that I simply beat (the) No.1 on the planet,” stated Badosa, who was helped by 5 aces in her one hour, 16 minute win.
“I used to be fairly nervous at present however I believe I served very nicely. I believe that was the important thing of the match. It was a troublesome match however I used to be there till the final second that I might win the match.”
— wta (@WTA) April 9, 2021
Barty will take coronary heart from the 16 matches she received to this point within the 2021 season, together with trophies lifted on the Yarra Valley Traditional in Melbourne and in Miami final week. There, the Australian defended a title for the primary time.
Making her second look in Charleston, Barty notched a maiden quarterfinal.
Barty was contesting a seventeenth event as the highest seed and is about to amass her 71st week at world No.1.
Aussies in motion – Charleston
Girls’s singles, quarterfinal
Paula Badosa (ESP) d  Ash Barty (AUS) 6-4 6-3