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Patna : World No 1 & top seed Ashleigh Barty, 25, Australia, crashed out of US Open on September 5, 2021, early morning suffering a shock defeat at the hands of World No 43 Shelby Rogers, 28, USA, in women’s singles third round. Rogers stunned World No 1 Barty in three-sets 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 in 3rd round at Arthur she Stadium.

( file pic : Shelby Rogers)

BoRogers and Barty won 4 break points each during the match. Roger, however, won the third-set tiebreak. Barty won 7 games row during the match to 4 by Rogers. The Australian also fired 6 Aces in the match to 3 by Rogers.  Barty, however, committed 8 double faults during the match to 1 by the American. Barty won 89 points during the match to 87 points by the American.