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Category: Ash Barty

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Ash Barty knocked out of Tokyo Olympics in shock round-one loss

World No 1 falls to Spain’s Sorribes Tormo in straight setsBarty’s Olympic hopes now rest on doubles tournamentAsh Barty has been knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics singles in the first round, upset by unheralded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight…

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Ash Barty has made a lifelong impression without pretence, agendas or grandstanding | Mel Jones

When the new Wimbledon champion acknowledged my Aboriginal flag T-shirt on Centre Court she showed the importance of connectionI first met Ash Barty in the middle of the Gabba. It was 2015 – the year she took a break from tennis to play for the Brisban…

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Ash Barty sacrifices homecoming with Olympic gold her top priority

New Wimbledon champion is ready to spend eight months away from Australia as she looks to make history in TokyoWhen Ash Barty sat down with her team just after the Australian Open to work out her plans for the coming months, two things sat at the top o…

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Ash Barty proves herself the people’s champion with stirring salute to her ancestry | Emma Kemp

Wimbledon winner delivered a moment of inspiration to Australians across the world after Saturday’s historic triumphAsh Barty was almost off Centre Court, the Venus Rosewater Dish balanced on one arm as she strode towards the tunnel, an aisle of ball b…

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Wimbledon: Barty beats Pliskova to claim women’s singles title – video highlights

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty won her second grand slam title in a desperately tense three-set contest. It was the first Wimbledon final for both Barty and Karolina Pliskova. Barty recovered after failing to serve out the match in the second set to be…

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‘She made me proud’: Goolagong Cawley hails Ash Barty’s Wimbledon win

‘This is her time,’ tennis legend says of ‘little sister’ BartyVideo shows moment family erupted with joy in living roomTennis legend and Wiradjuri woman Evonne Goolagong Cawley has paid a heartfelt tribute to “little sister” Ash Barty, saying she just…

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Ashleigh Barty follows path of Evonne Goolagong Cawley (and Pat Cash)

The new champion, the second Indigenous Australian to win Wimbledon, paid tribute to her mentor – and took the climb to her box that another compatriot did in 1987Moments after Ashleigh Barty secured her first Wimbledon women’s singles title, and with …

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Ashleigh Barty battles past Karolina Pliskova to clinch first Wimbledon title

Barty wins 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 to seal second grand slam titleAustralian was ‘touch and go’ before the tournamentThere was nothing in the world that was going to stop Ashleigh Barty from taking the Wimbledon title she had arrived on these shores to claim. No…

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Grounded and meticulous Ash Barty writing tennis history of her own | Richard Evans

The Australian’s clever outlook has taken her to the cusp of emulating Evonne Goolagong Cawley in her inaugural Wimbledon final In October last year, Ash Barty walked up onto a makeshift stage on the MCG turf and presented the AFL premiership cup to th…

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Wimbledon day 10: Barty beats Kerber to set up final with Pliskova – video highlights

Australia’s Ash Barty will make her first appearance in a Wimbledon final after outplaying Angelique Kerber. The world No 1 dispatched her German opponent 6-3, 7-6 (3) and will emulate mentor and Indigenous trailblazer Evonne Goolagong Cawley by reachi…

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‘Touch and go’: injury had threatened Ash Barty’s Wimbledon dream

Australian reveals injury fear after securing place in finalWorld No 1 to play Karolina Pliskova for grand slam titleAsh Barty, on a high after reaching her first Wimbledon final, has revealed how close she was to missing out on her dream at the All En…