World No. 2 Ash Barty's US Open preparation is questioned by fans after loss ...

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() 'Maybe re-think your strategy?' Ash Barty's US Open preparation is questioned by fans after the World No. 2 was thrashed by a lower-ranked Chinese opponent The Australian tennis star was thrashed 6-2 6-4 by Chinese national Wang Qiang Ash Barty was criticised by fans who suggested she should rethink her strategy It was suggested that the 23-year-old shouldn't have gone straight into doubles  Barty made history as first Australian in 46 years to win a French Open on June 8 

By Sahar Mourad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:00 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 01:03 BST, 2 September 2019

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Ash Barty has come under fire from fans after she was thrashed by 18th seed Wang Qiang in the US open on Monday morning. 

The 23-year-old Australian tennis star was unable to rise to the occasion as she was thrashed 6-2 6-4 by the Chinese national in what was seen as a devastating loss. 

Barty hit 39 unforced errors and was going 0/9 on break point in the two-and-a-half-hour long match as fans raised concerns for her going straight into doubles during a singles week.

The Australian tennis star was unable to rise to the occasion as she was thrashed 6-2 6-4 by the Chinese national in what was seen as a devastating loss

The Australian tennis star was unable to rise to the occasion as she was thrashed 6-2 6-4 by the Chinese national in what was seen as a devastating loss

Qiang Wang celebrates her win against Ash Barty during round four of the US Open tennis championships

Qiang Wang celebrates her win against Ash Barty during round four of the US Open tennis championships

'Barty played 2.5 hrs of doubles yesterday, looked flat today. Maybe rethink strategy,' someone wrote on Twitter. 

'I think the long doubles match that Ash Barty

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