Olympics-Tennis-Australian world number one Ash Barty out in first round

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Women’s Singles – Round 1 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Ashleigh Barty of Australia in action during her first round match against Sara Sorribes of Spain REUTERS/Edgar Su

July 25, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – Australia’s tennis world number one Ash Barty was beaten in the first round of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, losing to Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4 6-3.

The Spaniard will next play either France’s Fiona Ferro or Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia after the biggest win of her career.

(Reporting by: Rozanna Latiff)