Ashleigh Barty Age, Bio, Height, Images, Tennis News, Ranking, Results, Videos & More
Ashleigh Barty is a professional Australian tennis player. She started playing tennis at the age of 5 when her parents: Robert and Josie introduced her to the sport.
- Born - 24th April 1996 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)
- Height - 5ft 5 inches (1.66m)
- Plays - Right handed
- Nationality - Australian
Ashleigh enjoys reading, playing video games and fishing.
She has two sisters, Ali and Sara.
Break from tennis
After the 2014 US Open Barty took a break from tennis that lasted almost two years.
She went on to play cricket and enjoyed a successful stint at the Brisbane Heat cricket team in Women’s Big Bash League.
Return to tennis
Ashleigh returned to tennis in 2016 and went on to win her first WTA singles title at the 2017 Alya Malaysian Open.
She used to play doubles with Casey Dellacqua. (Until Casey retired).
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What others have said about Ashleigh. (Below).
She is a great role model for all. She gives her very best at all times with such skill, grace and fairness. I love to see her control and determination on the court followed by her little smile when everything has gone right for her.
Posted by Maree on the 20th of January 2019.
Doubles in tennis is special for its teamwork and sophisticated tactics. Ashleigh Barty understands doubles at a deep level. A superb volleyer, she knows where to be, what shot to hit, where best to hit it, and how to support a partner.
She may be the best woman at this since Martina Hingis. These talents were displayed this week as she and Coco Vandeweghe combined to win the Miami Open Championship.
Posted on the 2nd of April 2018 by Carl Morris.