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Tennis world divided over Ash Barty’s draw

Ash Barty’s US Open draw has thrown up a tricky path through to the final. Pic: AAP

Ash Barty has been handed her draw for the US Open, with a number of potential banana skins confronting the World No.1.

Barty has been given a predictably challenging draw as she seeks to lift the US Open as the top seed – and she’ll have to be wary from the get-go as her first-round opponent is the former finalist Vera Zvonareva.

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The Aussie – who will start favourite to lift her third grand slam title at Flushing Meadows when the event kicks off on Monday – has never played the 36-year-old Russian, who reached the final both in New York and Wimbledon in 2010.

Zvonareva has these days slipped to 101 in the world but…

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