Australian tennis player (born 1996)
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Ashleigh Barty is an Australian retired professional tennis player and cricketer. She was the second Australian tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) after fellow Indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley, holding the ranking for 121 weeks overall. She was also a top-10 player in doubles, having achieved a career-high ranking of No. 5 in the world. Barty is a three-time Grand Slam singles champion, and the reigning champion at Wimbledon and the Australian Open. She is also a Grand Slam doubles champion, having won the 2018 US Open with CoCo Vandeweghe. Barty won 15 singles titles and 12 doubles titles on the WTA Tour.
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Ashleigh Barty: Retiring world number one says 'wait and see' on plansWorld number one Ashleigh Barty tells people to "wait and see" about her next move following her shock retirement at the age of 25.
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Ashleigh Barty: World number one makes shock call to quit tennisAustralian player Ashleigh Barty - aged only 25 - says she will retire to "chase other dreams".
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Ashleigh Barty: World number one misses WTA Finals and ends 2021 season earlyWorld number one Ashleigh Barty ends her season and will not defend her WTA Finals title next month du to the quarantine rules she would face on her return to Australia.
US Open: World number one Ashleigh Barty stunned by Shelby Rogers in third roundWorld number one Ashleigh Barty falls in the US Open third round to a tight three-set defeat by Shelby Rogers in front of a raucous New York crowd.
US Open 2021: British teenager Emma Raducanu wins to set up potential Ashleigh Barty matchBritish teenager Emma Raducanu sets up a potential US Open last-16 match with top seed Ashleigh Barty after earning another stunning win on her overseas Grand Slam debut.
US Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty, Petra Kvitova & Iga Swiatek through to third roundWorld number one Ashleigh Barty is through to the third round of the US Open following victory over Danish teenager Clara Tauson.
Ashleigh Barty into Cincinnati Open final but Daniil Medvedev out in semi-finalsWorld number one Ashleigh Barty reaches her sixth final of 2021 in Cincinnati, while Andrey Rublev upsets top seed Daniil Medvedev to progress to the men's final.
Ashleigh Barty beats Barbora Krejcikova to reach Cincinnati semi-finalsWorld number one Ashleigh Barty eases through to the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open with victory over Barbora Krejcikova.
Wimbledon 2021: Champion Ashleigh Barty says it was 'miracle' she even playedWimbledon champion Ashleigh Barty says it was a "miracle" she was at the event and that her team kept from her the chances of her recovering from injury in time.
Wimbledon 2021: Tom Cruise dazzles on centre court while Ashleigh Barty take titleWatch the best bits from day 12 of Wimbledon including Ashleigh Barty winning the women's title in front of Tom Cruise, and Alfie Hewett & Gordon Reid taking victory in the men's wheelchair doubles..
Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty beats Karolina Pliskova to win women's titleAshleigh Barty wins her maiden Wimbledon title beating Karolina Pliskova to become the first Australian women's champion for 41 years.
Wimbledon 2021: 'Better than I ever imagined' - Ashleigh BartyAshleigh Barty says winning her first Wimbledon is "better than I ever imagined" after beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 to become the first Australian women's champion for 41 years.
Wimbledon 2021: 'A destiny fulfilled' as Ashleigh Barty wins Wimbledon titleWatch the moment Australia's Ashleigh Barty wins the Wimbledon title after beating the Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova in three sets.
Wimbledon 2021: Barty party, Sweet Karolina and dapper gents - day 10 best bitsWatch the best bits from day 10 of Wimbledon including the women's semi-final victories for Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova, plus some dapper gents on centre court.
Wimbledon 2021: Australia's Ashleigh Barty beats Germany's Angelique Kerber to reach final - highlightsWatch highlights as Australia's Ashleigh Barty seals her place in the final at Wimbledon after beating Germany's Angelique Kerber in straight sets.
Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova & Aryna Sabalenka aim for finalTop seed Ashleigh Barty plays former champion Angelique Kerber and Aryna Sabalenka meets Karolina Pliskova in Thursday's Wimbledon semi-finals.
Wimbledon 2021: Dominant Ashleigh Barty through to semi-final following victory over Ajla TomljanovicNumber one seed Ashleigh Barty eased past fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanović to reach the semi-final of Wimbledon.
Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty beats Ajla Tomljanovic to reach semi-finals for first timeWorld number one Ashleigh Barty crushes fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanovic to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time.
Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty and Felix Auger-Aliassime in Manic Monday best bitsWatch the best bits from Wimbledon's Manic Monday including wins for the top seeds, a crowd catch and and epic match on Centre Court.
Wimbledon 2021: Watch Ashleigh Barty's best shots as she beats Barbora KrejcikovaWatch Ashleigh Barty's best shots as she secures her spot in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon with a straight-sets victory over French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova.
Wimbledon 2021: Australia's Ashleigh Barty beats the Czech Republic's Katherina Siniakova in straight sets - best shotsWatch the best shots as Australia's Ashleigh Barty beats the Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova in straight sets to book a place in the fourth round at Wimbledon.
Wimbledon 2021: Number one seed Ashleigh Barty beats Anna Blinkova in second round - best shotsWatch the best shots as Australia's Ashleigh Barty advances into the third round of Wimbledon after beating Anna Blinkova of Russia 6-4 6-3 on Centre Court.
French Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty retires with injury in second-round match against Magda LinetteWorld number one Ashleigh Barty retires with injury from her second-round match against Magda Linette at the French Open.
Ashleigh Barty to play Coco Gauff in Italian Open quarter-finalsWorld number one Ashleigh Barty sets up an intriguing quarter-final against American teenager Coco Gauff at the Italian Open.
Madrid Open: Aryna Sabalenka shocks Ashleigh Barty to take titleFifth seed Aryna Sabalenka shocks world number one Ashleigh Barty in three sets to claim the Madrid Open title
Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty beats Paula Badosa to reach finalWorld number one Ashleigh Barty wins her 16th consecutive match on red clay after beating Spain's Paula Badosa to reach the Madrid Open final.
Madrid Open: Dan Evans wins, Ashleigh Barty beats Petra KvitovaBritish number one Dan Evans continues his good form on clay to reach the Madrid Open last 16 by beating Australia's John Millman.
Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty retains title after Bianca Andreescu injuryWorld number one Ashleigh Barty retains her Miami Open title after Bianca Andreescu is forced to retire through injury.
Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty into WTA semi-finals, Daniil Medvedev winsDefending champion Ashleigh Barty moves into the Miami Open semi-finals with a battling win over Belarusian seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka.
Miami Open: Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty through to quartersJapan's Naomi Osaka extends her winning streak to a 23rd match as she moves into the Miami Open quarter-finals for the first time.
Australian Open: Karolina Muchova shocks Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finalsKarolina Muchova fights back to stun world number one Ashleigh Barty at the Australian Open and reach her maiden Grand Slam semi-final.
Australian Open: Sofia Kenin knocked out, Ashleigh Barty throughDefending champion Sofia Kenin is knocked out of the Australian Open, losing in straight sets to Kaia Kanepi.
Australian Open 2021: Williams, Barty, Nadal, Djokovic playing, but no Murray & FedererWith most of the world still in lockdown, there is some light relief for tennis fans in the form of a very different Australian Open which starts on Monday.
Serena Williams withdraws from semi-final against Ashleigh BartySerena Williams withdraws from her Yarra Valley Classic semi-final against world number one Ashleigh Barty with a right shoulder injury.
Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty returns to Grand Slam tennis with 'no regrets'World number one Ashleigh Barty returns to Grand Slam action for the first time in a year with "no regrets" about sitting out most of last season.