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Barty has no weaknesses but will be vulnerable against Collins – Eye of the Coach #43

In the latest episode of Eye of the Coach, Patrick Mouratoglou explains why Ash Barty has been so dominant at the Australian Open, and what will give Danielle Collins a chance against her in the final.

January 28, 2022
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Ash Barty has been on song ever since the 2022 season started. The world No 1 improved to a perfect 10-0 on the season with a dominant takedown of Madison Keys in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday, and will set her sights on becoming the first home talent to claim the Australian Open women’s singles crown since 1978 when she meets American Danielle Collins in the final.

In the latest Eye of the Coach, Patrick Mouratoglou breaks down what has made the Aussie unplayable in Melbourne and discusses the way she is able to rattle opponents despite not being one of the most powerful players on tour.

Ash Barty against Anisimova
January 23, 2022 Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in action during her fourth round match against Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. (Panoramic)

Key highlights of Eye of the Coach with Patrick Mouratoglou

  • Every choice Barty makes it tactically correct (:11)
  • She has no weaknesses and can take advantage of her opponent’s weaknesses (:24)
  • She has all the shots in the rallies and can manipulate opponents with a full package (:39)
  • The last piece of the puzzle is mental consistency (1:05)
  • She will be vulnerable against the level of aggression that Collins brings (1:28)
  • If Collins can neutralize Barty’s serve, she could have a chance (1:36)
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