World No 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns a shot during her match against Jil Teichmann of Switzerland during the 2021 Western and Southern Open final. Photo: Susan Mullane-USA Today Sports
World No 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns a shot during her match against Jil Teichmann of Switzerland during the 2021 Western and Southern Open final. Photo: Susan Mullane-USA Today Sports
WTA Finals

Ashleigh Barty’s Indian Wells decision could help Emma Raducanu to WTA Finals

  • Australian world No 1 not playing in California casts further doubt on season finale in Mexico, giving US Open champion hope
  • Naomi Osaka, who is among Road to Finals top eight, also uncertain to take part after pulling out of Indian Wells

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns a shot during her match against Jil Teichmann of Switzerland during the 2021 Western and Southern Open final. Photo: Susan Mullane-USA Today Sports
World No 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns a shot during her match against Jil Teichmann of Switzerland during the 2021 Western and Southern Open final. Photo: Susan Mullane-USA Today Sports
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