The biggest Shock Result at Olympics 2020 came in today morning at World No.1 Ash Barty was knocked out of Olympics 2020 medal challenge.
Ash Barty Shock Defeat at Olympics 2020
Ashleigh Barty of Australia was beaten in straight sets by Sara Sorribes of Spain 6–4, 6–3.
This marks the second Olympics in a row where a top seed lost in the first round. In 2016, No. 1 Novak Djokovic lost to Juan Martin del Potro. Djokovic, again the top seed, already won his first-round match in Tokyo.
World No.1 Ash Barty out of Olympics 2020
Barty fell 4-6, 3-6 in 94 minutes to Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo, ranked No. 48 in the world. Barty racked up 55 unforced errors to Sorribes Tormo’s 13 in the effort.
Barty, a 25-year-old two-time Grand Slam champion, was playing in her first Olympic Games. She won the 2021 Wimbledon tournament earlier this month.