Local hope Barty stuns Sharapova to reach Open quarters

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Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Russia's Maria Sharapova during their women's singles match on day seven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2019. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --

Ashleigh Barty stunned five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.  Roared on by a packed Melbourne Park crowd, the 15th seed defeated the Russian 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 to become the first Australian to make the last eight of the…

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Ashleigh Barty stunned five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.  Roared on by a packed Melbourne Park crowd, the 15th seed defeated the Russian 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 to become the first Australian to make the last eight of the…