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Ashleigh Barty

Australian tennis player
Barty in January 2019

Ashleigh Barty (born 24 April 1996) is an Australian professional tennis player and former cricketer. She is the top-ranked Australian in both women's singles and doubles. She has been ranked as high as No. 2 in singles and No. 5 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Barty has won five singles titles and ten doubles titles on the WTA Tour. Of her wins, she has won one Grand Slam singles title at the 2019 French Open and one Grand Slam doubles title at the 2018 US Open with partner CoCo Vandeweghe.[1]

Barty was born in Ipswich, Queensland and grew up in Springfield, Queensland. She has an Indigenous Australian background through her father.

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  1. Barrett, Chris (9 June 2019). "Ashleigh Barty the first Australian woman in 46 years to win French Open". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 June 2019.

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