Ashleigh Barty

Barty Will Forgo Defense Of French Open Championship

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 and reigning French Open champion Ashleigh Barty of Australia announced Tuesday morning she will forgo the defense of her only Grand Slam title later this month in Paris. Barty, 24, […]

Ash Barty, John Millman, JP Smith And Lizette Cabrera Launch New Roof In Cairns

TA Press Release, August 5, 2020 World No.1 Ashleigh Barty joined fellow Queenslanders John Millman, Lizette Cabrera and John-Patrick Smith to officially launch the new roof at the Cairns International Tennis Centre before having a hit and meeting with members of the local tennis community on Saturday. The […]

Ash Barty, John Millman, JP Smith And Lizette Cabrera Welcomed To Cairns

TA Press Release, August 1, 2020 World No.1 Ashleigh Barty and fellow Queenslanders John Millman, Lizette Cabrera and John-Patrick Smith were officially welcomed to Cairns by the Mayor, Cr Bob Manning OAM, as they visited children at Edge Hill State School on Friday morning.  The players will visit local schools and […]

World No. 1 Barty Opts To Stay Home, Will Skip US Open

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday morning, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia announced she will not play in the year’s Western & Southern Open and the US Open due to COVID-19 fears. While Barty has […]

Ash Barty, Pat Rafter Serve Up Thanks To Healthcare Workers In Brisbane

TA Press Release, May 6, 2020 World No.1 Ash Barty joined fellow Queenslander Pat Rafter at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Queensland to show their appreciation and support for frontline healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The pair met with David Rosengren, Executive […]

Regardless Of No. 1, Barty Wants To Keep Getting Better

DOHA, February 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty enjoys being pushed and challenged by her fellow competitors on the WTA Tour. It’s in the Aussie’s blood. Now, as Barty resumes her quest of staying atop the […]

Barty, Kenin Advance To Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE, January 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian in 36 years to reach the Australian Open semifinals and new American No. 2 Sofia Kenin moved a step closer to her goal of […]

Rublev And Barty Win Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, January 18, 2020 World No.1 Ashleigh Barty from Australia and World No.18 Andrey Rublev of Russia have won the first Adelaide International, after playing in front of a sell-out crowd at Memorial Drive on Saturday. Barty defeated Dayana Yastremska from the […]

A Very Special Season For Barty That Was A Team Effort

WASHINGTON, December 14, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Editor’s note: The 2019 tennis season will be remembered for several new faces who emerged on both the ATP and WTA tours, such as Bianca Andreescu, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Ashleigh Barty, Daniil Medvedev and […]