Ashleigh Barty, Birmingham, Nature Valley Classic
June 23, 2019
Roland Garros winner Ashleigh Barty won a 12th match in a row to clinch her ascension to World No.1 after claiming the Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham.
Ashleigh Barty, 2019 Birmingham (Jimmie48/WTA)
June 21, 2019
Ashleigh Barty will continue her quest to reach World No.1 by facing two-time runner-up Barbora Strycova in the Nature Valley Classic semifinals on Saturday. Julia Goerges and Petra Martic will contest the other singles semifinal.
Ashleigh Barty, 2019 Birmingham (Jimmie48/WTA)
June 21, 2019
French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is still in the hunt for the World No.1 ranking this week after she won her 10th straight match by defeating WTA legend Venus Williams in the Nature Valley Classic quarterfinals.
Julia Goerges celebrates reaching her second final of the season (Jimmie48/WTA)
June 21, 2019
The best photos on and off the court at the Nature Valley Classic, Birmingham.
Venus Williams, 2019 Birmingham (Getty)
June 20, 2019
Venus Williams and Ashleigh Barty square off in a blockbuster quarterfinal showdown at the Nature Valley Classic on Friday.
Venus Williams (Getty Images)
June 20, 2019
Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams needed two sets to see off Wang Qiang and charge into the quarterfinals at the Nature Valley Classic.
Yulia Putintseva, Birmingham, Nature Valley Classic
June 20, 2019
Yulia Putintseva earned the biggest win of her career at the Nature Valley Classic, dismissing top seed and World No.1 Naomi Osaka to reach the quarterfinals in Birmingham.
Naomi Osaka, 2019 Birmingham (WTA/Jimmie48)
June 19, 2019
World No.1 Naomi Osaka, World No.2 Ashleigh Barty, and seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams all contest their second-round matches at the Nature Valley Classic on Thursday.
Kristyna Pliskova, Karolina Pliskova (Getty Images)
June 19, 2019
In the WTA’s first-ever main draw meeting of twins, it was Kristyna Pliskova who emerged victorious over No.3 seed Karolina to reach the quarterfinals at the Nature Valley Classic.
Jelena Ostapenko, Nature Valley Classic, Birmingham
June 19, 2019
Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko continued her resurgence at the Nature Valley Classic with another dominant display against British No.1 Johanna Konta to reach the last eight.
Venus Williams, Birmingham, Nature Valley Classic
June 19, 2019
Playing just her fourth Wimbledon warm-up event of her career, Venus Williams surged past talented youngster Aliaksandra Sasnovich to reach the second round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
Karolina Pliskova (Getty Images)
June 17, 2019
Karolina Pliskova didn’t face a break point during her straight sets victory over Mihaela Buzarnescu at the Nature Valley Classic.