Ashleigh Barty

Barty Leaves At The Top Of Her Game, No Regrets

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) A day after Ashleigh Barty made the stunning announcement of her retirement from pro tennis at age 25, she acknowledged that she’s been overwhelmed by the amount of support and love she’s received […]

Ashleigh Barty Retires From Pro Tennis At 25

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty, the WTA’s World No. 1 player and reigning Australian Open champion, announced her retirement from pro tennis Wednesday. Just 25, Barty shared her stunning decision to retire in an interview with […]

Ash Barty Makes Memorable Visit To Northern Territory

Tennis Australia Press Release, February 28, 2022 Ash Barty is a Grand Slam champion on every official surface, lifting major trophies in iconic cities throughout the world. But no surface or setting is as special to the World No. 1 as […]

Barty Gave Australian Open The Homegrown Champion It Craved

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 30, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty gave the Australian Open the champion it had been craving – a homegrown one – who is now a Grand Slam champion on clay, grass and hard court. It took 44 […]

Let The Barty Party Begin! Barty Wins Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Australia has an Australian Open singles champion once again. Their 44-year drought is finally over. Let the Barty Party begin! Saturday evening in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, top-seeded Ashleigh Barty defeated No. 27 […]

With No Djokovic Resolution, Australian Open Draw Goes On

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The start of the 2022 Australian Open has been anything but the “Happy Slam,” as the year’s first major is often called. Instead, it’s been more like the “Limbo Slam,” with everyone’s attention focused on […]

Barty Sweeps Adelaide Championship Sunday

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty capped a great week to start the 2022 season after winning both the singles and doubles titles of the WTA 500 Adelaide International 1 Sunday in South Australia. […]