Matchtime doubles | Second round
It´s time for the next doubles match for Jule and Ash Barty.
They will face the 2nd seed's and successful paining of Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic, on Saturday. This match is scheduled on Court 3, 2nd match after 11pm (AEDT).
After a hard fought match, Jule lost in the third round, to 18th seed Alison Riske (USA) 6-1, 6-7 (4), 2-6. Jule started extremely strong in the 1573 Arena and won the first set fast and convincingly. The second was a close battle, Alison found her range and took the set in the tiebreak and then used her chances in the third set to close out the match in 2 hours and 16 minutes.
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Julia will be donating $100 for every Ace she hits during the Australian Open Swing + every Ace @ashbarty and her hit as a team in doubles at the Australian Open, to help support those affected by the wildfires in Australia.
If you also want to make a donation: www.redcross.org.au