Ash Bertie “Disgrace” on the coronary heart of Cincinnati

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Ash Bertie celebrates at the Luke Wood Cup after winning the women’s title at the Western & Southern Open. (Photo by Sherry Lipton / Icon Sports Wire via Getty Images)

The controversial question of equal prize money in tennis sparked an ugly head at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday. Ashleigh Barty left a lot less than Alexander Zverev Although both won their respective titles.

Top spot Bertie has won the title for the fifth time this season, won eight of wildcard Jil Teichmann’s last nine games and won the Western & Southern Open Finals 6-3, 6-1.

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Last week, Ben Rosenberg first pointed out the gender gap When Naomi Osaka announced that she was donating prize money to aid campaigns in Haiti.

Commentators, fans and the player Daria Kasatkina poured into the social media, blaming the mistake and calling it “embarrassing” and “embarrassing”.

The four Grand Slams recently moved to offer equal prices to men and women, but the problem still persists with smaller tournaments.

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Bertie, who won his first Wimbledon title in July before getting upset in the first round of the Olympics, didn’t drop the set in four games in Cincinnati and only played one tiebreak.

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“It’s been a great week,” said Bertie.

“In every game I felt like I was getting better and better in most parts of the game. I think I was able to go to New York just because I was excited to have some games in a difficult situation. “

Ashleigh Barty and Alexander Zverev have won the Cincinnati Masters title, Image: Getis

Taishman made it to the finals with the amazing runner-up Osaka, Olympic champion Belinda Bencic and fourth-placed Karolina Pliskova.

“This is where you belong,” said Bertie Taishman at a post-game ceremony.

“You played amazing tennis this week.”

Bertie beat Taishman’s serve, took a 5-3 lead in the first set and won the next six games.

In the second set, the Swiss athlete was seen by a doctor changing the blisters on his right foot, which was badly stuck together.

“I was very happy with my week,” said Taishman.

“Of course I wanted to win today, but Ash was too good. I felt like I was in the first sentence, but I paused. She did some good things. Rice field.

Then, in the second sentence, she went up the level. “

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