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Barty hails her 'miracle' Wimbledon win

Ash Barty has hailed her Wimbledon triumph as "nothing short of a miracle" after overcoming serious injury to complete her dream of lifting the biggest title in tennis.

Aussie ace Ash Barty wins Wimbledon

A tearful Ash Barty has realised her Wimbledon dream, repelling a ferocious comeback from Karolina Pliskova and imposing her own glorious all-court game in a compelling three-setter to win the trophy she had always longed to hold.

COVID variants pose economic risks: G20

The group of 20 rich countries say the economic outlook has improved since they last met in April but warn new COVID-19 variants could threaten the recovery.

Sydney records 50 new local virus cases

Saturday was meant to be the day Greater Sydney emerged from a two-week lockdown, but instead the city recorded another 50 cases and woke to its toughest COVID-19 restrictions in more than a year.

The hunter in Barty will prevail: coach

Ash Barty's animal instincts to "hunt" and gather trophies will override any anxieties and nerves as she chases tennis's greatest prize on Saturday night.