Ashleigh Barty is a professional tennis player from Australia. She was born on 24th April 1996 in Ipswich, an urban region in South East Queensland in Kangaroo nation. Right-handed reached a career-high ranking of World No.1 on 24th June 2019.
Who Is Ashleigh Barty Parents, Sisters, and Boyfriend?
Barty’s father is Robert, and her mother is Josie, a radiographer. She has two older sisters named Ali and Sara. Since 2017, Barty has been in a relationship with Garry Kissick, an aspiring professional golfer and an irrigation technician at the Brookwater Golf and Country Club in Brisbane.
Ashleigh Barty Junior Career
Barty began playing tennis at the age of five when her parents introduced her. Moreover, she competed in the Junior circuit from September 2009 to May 2012. During that period, Australian captured six singles and four doubles titles. She especially won the Junior Championships, Wimbledon in 2011 and reached a career-high junior ranking of World No.2 on 12th December 2011.
Ashleigh Barty WTA Career
Barty turned professional in 2010. She made her WTA main draw debut at the 2012 Hobart International as a wildcard entrant. Since then, she has won 11 singles titles out of the 17 final appearances and 11 doubles titles out of the 20 final appearances. Notably, Australian clinched the WTA Finals Trophy in 2019.
At the Grand Slam tournaments, Ash Barty won her maiden major title at the 2019 French Open. She reached the championship match at the 2021 Wimbledon. In doubles, she claimed the title at the 2018 US Open and reached the finals at the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.
Exciting Facts About Ashleigh Barty
Ash Barty is five feet and five inches tall, and her favourite surface is grass. Besides playing tennis, she enjoys watching and playing other sports like Netball, Golf, Cricket, loves reading and fishing, and is a supporter of the Richmond Football Club.
Most notably, from September 2014 to February 2016, Ashleigh Barty took a break from professional tennis. During that period, she competed in the Domestic Cricket league in Australia. But she has not yet revealed the reason for the nearly two years lasted hiatus. In addition to this, Barty’s current coach is Craig Tyzzer.
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