Ashleigh Barty is a professional tennis player from America. She has also been a former cricketer. She has also participated in the “Australian WTA Singles No.1.” Ashleigh is one of the “Top 20 players of doubles” in the world. She holds a rank of 5 on the list. 

Quick Info 
Full NameAshleigh Barty
Date Of BirthIpswich, Queensland
Birth PlaceIpswich, Queensland, Australia
Parent(s)Robert Barty
Josie Barty
ProfessionTennis Player
BoyfriendGary Kissick
Age24 years
Height5 ft 5 in
NationalityAustralian
Net WorthUS $2.5 million

During the WTA tour, she succeeded to win double titles ten times and single titles eight times. She had also won one Grand Slam title”2019 French Open” in the singles category. Ashleigh had also won the “2018 US Open” in the doubles category. She teamed up with CoCo Vandeweghe for the title.

Ashleigh Barty

Early Life

The birthplace of Ashleigh is Ipswich, Queensland. She came into the world on April 24, 1996. Her father’s name is Robert Barty. He is involved in government service. Her mother’s name is Josie Barty. She is a radiographer. She grew up in Springfield along with her sisters; both of her sisters are elder to her. They are Ali and Sara.

She also used to play netballs in childhood. But she determined to concentrate on the tennis game as her siblings were more substantial than her in the game. She left playing the game, thinking it was a “girl’s game.”

Ashleigh Barty started getting training from coach Jim Joyce in the “West Brisbane Tennis Center.” Jim didn’t teach children of such a young age. But the fantastic coordination of eyes and hands of Ashleigh made him go for the training. On top of that, the focus of Ashleigh was high. Jim remembered their first session. He threw the ball towards her, and it was an instant bang. 

Moreover, she also used to practice a lot in the home. Ashleigh Barty used to hit the ball on the wall for hours. When Ashleigh reached nine years old, she was playing against the boys six years older than her. She started playing against male players when she was twelve years old. 

Likewise, Ashleigh Barty had the opportunity to learn tennis skills from various coaches. Scotty Draper trained her in the National Academy. Jason Stoltenberg taught her after she became fifteen years old. Ashleigh’s junior schedule was right. She was going to Europe and Australia for most of the time of the year. Ashleigh was home only for 27 days of the entire season year after she turned seventeen.

 

Education 

Ashleigh went to Woodcrest State College. She didn’t change the school or college and was wholly into the same school. There are not many details of her academic life available.

Ashleigh Barty

Career

Before beginning her professional career, she had already created an image of a stronger competitor and winner. She held prestigious titles and rankings in the top 3 positions. 

The professional career of Ashleigh started from the “International Tennis Federation” (ITF) in April 2010. It was a $25K event. She was 14 years old at that time. Ashleigh lost the first match against Karolina Wlodarczak. She started to participate in three  $25K events in 2011. After competing in the “Tennis Australia,” she got wild card entry in the “US Open.” 

Moreover, Ashleigh was part of the “WTA Tour” at the beginning of 2012. She also received wild card entry in “Wimbledon” and “French Open.” Ashleigh Barty finished the year with 129 ranks in the doubles. She started playing in the “WTA Tour Level” in 2013. Ashleigh entered the list of “World’s Elite Double Players” in the middle of the year. She had not turned seventeen during the time. 

Ashleigh participated in the “2013 Australia Open.” She even played in the “US Open” in the same year. Ashleigh became the second youngest Grand Slam finalist in “Australian Open” after Tatiana Golovin at the age of sixteen. She paired up with Dellacqua to play “Australian Open” in the category of Women’s Doubles. They won the title of “Birmingham Classic” and “Internationaux de Strasbourg.” 

Then, Ashleigh decided to take a break after the “2014 US Open.” She had not entered the top 200 in the singles category and 40 in the variety of doubles during the time. Ashleigh Barty decided to take the break to live everyday life as a teenager. Everything was going at high speed in her life, which seemed to hamper her happiness.

Moreover, Ashleigh Barty get attracts cricket after meeting with the “Australian Women’s National Team” in early 2015 and became part of the “Brisbane Heat.” Ashleigh impressed  Coach Andy Richards by hitting every ball strongly without missing. She never had professional training in cricket before. She even played in “Women’s Premier Cricket Twenty20 League.” 

Ashleigh returned to Tennis in 2016. She entered the Top 20 in both single and double category in the 2017 season. Ashleigh Barty won her first WTA title in the year and held ranking 17 at the end of the year. She won the title of “French Open” and “WTA Finals Champion” in season 2019. She ranked number 1 in the singles category. Ashleigh entered the “Australian Open Semifinal” in 2020.

 

Relationship/Personal Life

Ashleigh started dating Gary Kissick in 2016. Gary is a professional golfer. They met when Ashleigh Barty entered the golf course to try her hands at golf. And everything changed. The relationship became public after they came together in the “John Newcombe Awards.” Gary was his date for the night.

Ashleigh Barty

Social Media

Ashleigh is quite active on social media platforms. Ashleigh Barty runs with the name of “@ashbarty” on Instagram with 224K followers and “Ash Barty” on Twitter with 92.8K followers. There is not my verified page of her on Facebook.

 

Net worth

Ashleigh has been part of a lot of games for more than ten years. Sportekz.com calculates that Ashleigh Barty has an approximate net worth of $2.5 million.

 

Nutshell Bio

The nationality of Ashleigh is Australian. Her current age is 24. The ethnicity of Ashleigh is Nagrigo Indigenous Australians. Ashleigh Barty has a medium height of 5 feet 5 inches with a complimentary weight of 62 kgs.

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