Naomi Broady run finished in Auckland by Stephens
After losing in straight sets to Sloane Stephens Naomi Broady bowed out of the ASB Classic in Auckland.
Broady has had a solid run at the contest, beatting Ana Ivanovic aand Jelena Ostapenko to secure her spot in the last eight. After sensational former world number one Ivanovic, the British number three had a contentious contest with Ostapenko with the Latvian appearing to throw her racquet and hit on a ball boy.
But her clash with Stephens was a more straightforward matter together with the American choosing the very first set on a tiebreak 8-6 and, Broady could to small to fight her dominance, despite breaking the American in the second.
But Broady says she’s happy as an unforgettable encounter, describing the tournament with her performances.
“Auckland I adore you! “Thanks for this kind of astonishing tournament as well as the top support I Have ever experienced outside of my home country. Absolutely unforgettable.”