Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty battles past Anett Kontaveit to reach final

first_img Reuters MiamiMarch 30, 2019UPDATED: March 30, 2019 12:01 IST Ashleigh Barty reacts after her win over Anett Kontaveit in the Miami Open semifinal. (Reuters photo)HIGHLIGHTSAustralia’s Ashleigh Barty beat Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit 6-3 6-3Barty was forced to wait out an hour-long rain delay before her matchBarty and Kontaveit’s match lasted for a total of six-and-a-half hoursAustralia’s Ashleigh Barty had to endure three rain delays before she punched her ticket to the Miami Open final with a 6-3 6-3 win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit on Thursday.Barty will face either Romanian second seed Simona Halep or Czech fifth seed Karolina Pliskova in the final on Saturday.Check out of the best action from the @MiamiOpen semifinal clash between @KaPliskova and Simona Halep!Full Highlights! —> https://t.co/7JeyBhcmI6 pic.twitter.com/5ZOTvWw25d WTA (@WTA) March 29, 2019The 12th-seeded Australian was forced to wait out an hour-long rain delay before her match and when it started she and 21st seed Kontaveit were only on the court for about five minutes before weather halted play again.They returned about two-and-a-half hours later to play one more game and then headed back to the locker room for a third rain delay, this time for two hours.Barty finally secured the win with an ace on her second match point, six-and-a-half hours after the original scheduled start.Relive the @MiamiOpen semifinal action as @ashbar96 took on Anett Kontaveit!Full Highlights! —> https://t.co/1RU2ZgjhZO pic.twitter.com/YcgIXeR1zb WTA (@WTA) March 29, 2019Also Read | Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty battles past Anett Kontaveit to reach finalAlso Read | Australian Open: Petra Kvitova beats Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finalsAlso Read | Petra Kvitova battles past Ashleigh Barty to claim Sydney International titleAlso Watch | Umpire fails to spot no-ball as MI beat RCB under controversial circumstanceFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byRoshni Tags :Follow TennisFollow Ashleigh BartyFollow Anett KontaveitFollow Miami Open Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty battles past Anett Kontaveit to reach finalAshleigh Barty will face either Romanian second seed Simona Halep or Czech fifth seed Karolina Pliskova in the Miami Open final on Saturday.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

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Two People Arrested in Salé in Possession of Psychotropic Tablets, Police

Rabat – Security services in Salé (Rabat twin city) arrested on Wednesday evening two individuals in possession of 2,000 psychotropic tablets (Valium).The two suspects, a minor girl born in 1998 and a man born in 1989, were apprehended upon their arrival on board a public transport bus from the North of the Kingdom, national police (DGSN) said in a statement, adding that the search led to the seizure of psychotropic tablets intended for sale.The young man, who has a criminal record for violence and drug trafficking, was remanded in custody while the minor was placed under police surveillance following the instructions of the competent public prosecutor’s office, before being brought to justice. With MAP read more

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