BARTY WINS FRENCH OPEN TITLE AFTER 46 YEARS FOR AUSTRALIA.
- Ashleigh Barty, the former Australian women cricketer is now the new French Open Queen defeated Marketa Vondrousova in the finals.
- She won the trophy after 46 years and became the third Australian women to lift the Suzanne-Lenglen Cup (the French Open Women’s Trophy).
- Barty holds the numero uno slot among the women tennis players. She became the second Australian women after Evonne Goolagong to be ranked one.
- In 1969, Margaret Court became the first Australian women who won the French Open Women’s title.
|MARGARET COURT.||1969, 1970 AND 1973|
THE SUZANNE-LENGLEN CUP.
- The Suzanne-Lenglen cup has been named after Suzanne Lenglen the French women tennis player.
- She won the Roland-Garros for six times (1899-1938).
- The trophy is awarded to woman single’s champion since its inception in 1979 and it bears the name of an emblematic French champion.