MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Local hope Barty advances at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia —January 15, 2019—The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local):
The brightest local hope for an Australian Open women’s title in decades is through to the third round at Melbourne Park. Ashleigh Barty beat Wang Yafan 6-2, 6-3 in a Rod Laver Arena match.
The 15th-seeded Barty was a finalist at last week’s Sydney International, beating No.