Barty took just 64 minutes to see off the seventh seeded Rybakina 6-3, 6-2 and claim the 14th singles title of her career
World number one Ashleigh Barty fired off 17 aces as she downed former Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin 6-3, 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Adelaide International on Friday.
With Simona Halep missing the top seeds in Qatar are world number one Ashleigh Barty, and Sofia Kenin, fourth in the world and winner of the Australian Open in 2020.
Australian Open: The Grand Slam is finally in its full flow, and has seen some exciting tennis. Defending champion Sofia Kenin has been knocked out.
Australian Open: Defending champion Sofia Kenin lost 3-6, 2-6 to Kaia Kanepi in the second round.
Australian Open 2021: Sofia Kenin defeated wildcard Maddison Inglis 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 26 minutes.
Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka got off to winning starts as they got their Australian Open preparations underway in Melbourne.
French Open: Polish teenager Iga Swiatek won her country's first ever Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as she defeated American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 to become the youngest women's French Open champion since 1992.
Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin is targeting a second Grand Slam of the year while the 19-year-old Iga Swiatek has her sights set on becoming Poland's first major singles champion.
French Open: Sofia Kenin will take on Poland's Iga Swiatek in the women's singles final on Saturday.