Barty one win from Wimbledon main draw
UPDATE: Ash Barty has continued her barnstorming run through the Wimbledon qualifying event to move to within a single match win of the main draw.
Ash Barty has continued her barnstorming run through the Wimbledon qualifying event to move to within a single match win of the main draw.
The 18-year-old scored her second consecutive straight-sets victory at Roehampton, this time a 6-3 7-5 win over Ukrainian Lyudmyla Kichenok on Wednesday.
The result follows on from her 6-1 6-2 thumping of Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay in her opening round match.
In the final round of qualifying, Barty will face fellow 18-year-old Anett Kontaveit of Estonia for a place in the main draw at the All England Club.
Barty will join four Aussie men – Sam Groth, James Duckworth, Alex Bolt and Luke Saville – in action at Roehampton on the final day of Wimbledon qualifying on Thursday.
Play starts at 11am London time, with Saville and Duckworth first up on their respective courts.
MEN’S SINGLES – FINAL ROUND
Alex Bolt (AUS) v Konstantin Kravchuk (RUS)
James Duckworth (AUS) v Martin Fischer (AUT)
Luke Saville (AUS) v Yann Marti (SUI)
 Sam Groth (AUS) v  Simone Bolleli (ITA)
WOMEN’S SINGLES – FINAL ROUND
Ash Barty (AUS) v Anett Kontaveit (EST)
WOMEN’S SINGLES – SECOND ROUND
Ash Barty (AUS) d Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) 6-3 7-5