Rafael Nadal showed no signs of rust as he raced into a 5-0 lead against fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the first set on Court Rainier III, defending his Monte Carlo Masters title with 6-1, 6-1.
After dominating the first set tiebreak, Barty broke the big-serving Pliskova in a 12-minute game to open the second set.
Swiss player Roger Federer overcomes Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in Dubai final.
Roger Federer was challenged by Fernando Verdasco before defeating the Spanish veteran 6-3 3-6 6-3, reaching the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Naomi Osaka is the first woman to win two major championships in a row since Williams picked up four straight in 2014-15 and has clearly marked herself as tennis' new star.
Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard, who earlier called Maria Sharapova "a cheater", reiterated her stance that the Russian star should not have been allowed to play after she was found guilty of using a performance enhancer.
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