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Ashleigh Barty storms to French Open glory with win over Vondrousova

• Australian dominates in straight-sets cruise, 6-1, 6-3
• Impressive display secures first grand slam title

Ashleigh Barty crowned her comeback to tennis with a first grand slam singles title by beating Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova at the French Open.

The 23-year-old Australian took a break from the game in 2014 after finding the pressure too much and spent time playing professional cricket before returning three years ago ranked outside the top 600. She has been on an upward trajectory ever since and was totally in control of this meeting of two first-time grand slam singles finalists, winning 6-1, 6-3 in just an hour and 10 minutes.

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