Barty crashes out of Olympics in shock loss

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Ash Barty has crashed retired successful the archetypal circular of the Tokyo Olympics women's singles tournament, going down successful consecutive sets to Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo.

Fresh disconnected her Wimbledon occurrence a fortnight ago, it was expected to beryllium a comfy commencement against the satellite No.48 - but it was not to be.


Ash Barty (Getty)

Sorribes Tormo broke Barty doubly successful her archetypal 3 work games en way to clinching the archetypal acceptable 6-4, and the satellite No.1 was incapable to stem the bleeding, with uncharacteristic errors costing her astatine important times arsenic she fto the 2nd acceptable gaffe from 3-3, losing the last 3 games to weaponry retired of the tournament.

The lucifer tin beryllium summed up by 1 elemental statistic; Sorribes Tormo won the 2nd acceptable without a azygous forehand oregon backhand winner.

The Spaniard won 33 full points successful the set, with Barty credited with six forced and 27 unforced errors.

Across the match, the satellite No.1 had a staggering 55 unforced errors, and landed conscionable implicit fractional her archetypal serves successful play.

After Sam Stosur was bundled retired connected the opening time of play, Ajla Tomljanovic remains the lone Australian pistillate successful the singles draw, and plays Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova aboriginal today.

Barty and Storm Sanders stay successful the doubles contention and volition beryllium successful second-round enactment tomorrow.

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