Former cricketer wins French Open 2019

The eight-seeded Ashleigh Barty, who also played in the Big Bash League (BBL), defeated 19-year-old Czech Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets of 6-1, 6-3 to win French Open on Saturday. Both Barty and Vondrousova were playing their maiden Grand Slam final.

After defeating Vondrousova, Barty has the first Australian to win a singles titles at Roland Garros since Margaret Court in 1973. It may be mentioned here that Barty played as a cricket in the women’s BBL in 2015 and in 2016.

Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal will face Dominic Thiem in men’s final tomorrow.

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