The Aussie Open Finals

January 28, 2022 The Aussie Open Finals

By: Carlos Alvarez

(1) Ash Barty & (27) Danielle Collins Set for Women’s Final; (6) Rafael Nadal Cruises Into Men’s Finale

Three of the four singles finalists are set down in Melbourne. The Australian Open finals take center court this weekend, with (1) Ash Barty and (27) Danielle Collins squaring off for the title after a pair of straight-set victories in the semis. Barty became the first Australian woman in 42 years to reach the final in her homeland. In the men’s semis, (6) Rafael Nadal cruised past (7) Matteo Berrettini to reach the finals, but one more semifinal is underway right now between (2) Daniil Medvedev and (4) Stefanos Tsitsipas. We’ll wrap up the Australian Open on Monday!


Women’s Semifinals Highlights

(1) A. Barty def. M. Keys (6-1, 6-3)

(27) D. Collins def. (7) I. Swiatek (6-4, 6-1)


Men’s Semifinals Highlights

(6) R. Nadal def. (7) M. Berrettini (6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)


Men’s Semifinals Schedule

(2) D. Medvedev vs. (4) S. Tsitsipas (3:30 am ET)

Live Look-In / Final Results


Finals Schedule

W: (1) A. Barty vs. (27) D. Collins (Sat. 3:30 am ET)

M: (6) R. Nadal vs. TBD (Sat. 3:30 am ET)


Additional Storylines

NPR: Ash Barty Breaks a 42-Year Drought by Reaching Australian Open Final

ESPN: In Her Country, For Her Country, Ash Barty Looks to Bring Australian Open Title Home


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