Pemain nombor satu dunia, Ashleigh Barty, tidak akan mempertahankan kejuaraannya dalam Kejohanan Tenis Terbuka Perancis
Defending French Open champion Ashleigh Barty has decided against playing in Paris.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, world number one Ashleigh Barty will miss the US Open.
The Qatar Open final will pit the 2018 champion against a player making her maiden appearance at the tournament.
Petra Kvitova will look to end a poor run against Ash Barty when the pair lock horns in the Qatar Open semi-finals.
Sofia Kenin's poor results continued on Tuesday, but Ash Barty had few problems reaching the last 16 in Doha.
Sofia Kenin reflected on her breakthrough victory over Australian star Ash Barty in Thursday's semi-final.
Australian star Ash Barty was in good spirits, despite her straight-sets loss to Sofia Kenin at Melbourne Park on Thursday.
Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.
As excitement builds in Melbourne, Ash Barty is trying to ignore expectations at the Australian Open.