Wimbledon 2021: Suarez Navarro's CLASSY BACKHAND against Barty

In the second set, on the score of 4-3 (30-40), Suarez Navarro was the protagonist of a sensational backhand winner played after a real tennis exchange for grass-courts


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Wimbledon 2021: Suarez Navarro's CLASSY BACKHAND against Barty

Hodgkin's lymphoma, six months of chemotherapy and radiotherapy did not stop Carla Suarez Navarro, who recovered, returned to the court at the Roland Garros 2021 and she played an amazing first round match at Wimbledon 2021 against world no.1 Ashleigh Barty.

On Center Court, Carla was defeated in three sets. Barty dominated the first and third, Carla won the second at the tie-break. Final score 6-1 6(1)-7 6-1. It was the last match of the Spaniard on the lawns of the All England Club.

She will retire at the end of the season. In the second set, on the score of 4-3 (30-40), Suarez Navarro was the protagonist of a sensational backhand winner played after a real tennis exchange for grass-courts. A jewel and the point of the day.

Barty said about her rival: "Carla is a fighter, a great player, well liked by everyone in the locker room. I know she has a few more tournaments planned before closing, I can only wish her the best."