French Open 2021: Australian World number one Ash Barty out in second round after retiring injured

Top seed Ashleigh Barty retired injured midway through the second set of her French Open second-round match against Poland’s Magda Linette on Thursday.

The Australian, who won the title on her last visit to Roland Garros in 2019, left the court for medical treatment after losing the first set 6-1.

She had struggled with a hip problem during her first-round win and called it quits at 2-2 in the second set on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Barty leaves the court after calling a medical time-out. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images

Originally published asInjured Barty out of French Open in second round

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