Jennifer Brady’s journey from hard quarantine to Australian Open final

Jennifer Brady’s journey from hard quarantine to Australian Open final

The Guardian

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The American has surprised herself after overcoming a tough buildup to move within one win of her first grand slam title

Hardly anyone expected Jennifer Brady to reach Saturday’s Australian Open final, least of all Brady herself.

The 25-year-old American is one win away from her first grand slam title, an almost unthinkable prospect three weeks ago when she emerged from a 14-day hard quarantine due to Australia’s strict coronavirus protocols that left her strictly confined to a hotel room and denied the five-hour exemption for training and treatment afforded to most everyone else.

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