Ashleigh Barty beats Marketa Vondrousova to win French Open

Paris (CNN)Ashleigh Barty won her first grand slam title and became the first Australian to win the French Open since 1973 after downing Czech teen Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets. It was the first grand slam final for both. Once they got going, Barty raced to a quick 4-0 lead. READ: Women’s semifinal venue’s ‘unfair and inappropriate’ The eighth seed led another teen, Amanda Anisimova, 5-0 in the first set of the semifinals Friday before the American rallied to take a set and break advantage. Barty thus had to come back herself to make the finale. Visit CNN Sport for more news and videos But on Saturday as the sun came out in Paris in the late afternoon, the former …