Ashleigh Barty

Australian tennis player

Ashleigh Barty (born 24 April 1996) is an Australian professional tennis player and former cricketer. She is currently ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). She is the second Australian WTA singles No. 1 after fellow Australian player Evonne Goolagong Cawley. 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.[5] She also won Wimbledon singles in 2021.[6][7]

Ashleigh Barty
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Barty in 2019
Full nameAshleigh Jacinta Barty
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceBrookwater, Queensland, Australia[1]
Born (1996-04-24) 24 April 1996 (age 28)[2]
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[3]
Turned proApril 2010
Retired23 March 2022
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$23,829,071[4]
Singles
Career record305–102 (74.94%)
Career titles15
Highest rankingNo. 1 (24 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2022)
French OpenW (2019)
WimbledonW (2021)
US Open4R (2018, 2019)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsW (2019)
Olympic Games1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record200–64 (75.76%)
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 5 (21 May 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2013)
French OpenF (2017)
WimbledonF (2013)
US OpenW (2018)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2018)
Olympic GamesQF (2020)
Mixed doubles
Career record7–8
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2014)
French Open1R (2013)
WimbledonQF (2013)
US OpenQF (2014)
Team competitions
Fed CupF (2019)
Hopman CupRR (2013, 2019)
Medal record
Olympic Games
Representing  Australia
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Tokyo Mixed doubles

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

References

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  1. Tilley, Elizabeth (20 July 2021). "Wimbledon tennis champ Ash Barty reveals her new home". realestate.com.au.
  2. "Ashleigh Barty - Player Stats & More – WTA Official". Women's Tennis Association. 2019-08-15. Retrieved 2022-05-30.
  3. "ASAP Sports Transcripts - Tennis - 2019 - ROLAND GARROS - June 8 - Ashleigh Barty". www.asapsports.com. Retrieved 2024-02-17.
  4. "Career Prize Money Leaders" (PDF). WTA Tennis. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 November 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  5. 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.
  6. Oxley, Sonia (10 July 2021). "Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty beats Karolina Pliskova to win title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  7. "The first racket of the world Barty finished her career".

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