The top seed Ashleigh Barty has entered into the semifinals of the beating 2019 runner-up Kvitova in a tight fight 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 at the Australian Open.
With this win, Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian woman to reach the semi-finals at her home Grand Slam for 36 years.
French Open champion Barty will face American 14th seed Sofia Kenin next. Kenin reached her first major semi after a 6-4 6-4 win over Ons Jabeur.
The last Australian woman to reach the semi-finals in the singles at Melbourne Park was Wendy Turnbull in 1984, who was the most recent finalist from the home nation in 1980.