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Former No. 1, Who Retired
at 25, Finds Life After Tennis
Jan 1, 2023 1:30 PM CST
Former No. 1, Who Retired at 25, Finds Life After Tennis
Ashleigh Barty says she's adjusted to a less structured existence
- As other people have done during the pandemic, Ashleigh Barty stepped away from her job earlier this year. Unlike everyone else, Barty was the No. 1 professional female tennis player in the world at the time. Just 25 years old when she retired in March, Barty has adjusted to staying...
She's No. 1
Calling It Quits
Mar 23, 2022 7:11 AM CDT
She's No. 1 in Tennis—and Calling It Quits
25-year-old Ashleigh Barty of Australia retires at the top of her game
- The top-ranked women’s singles tennis player is retiring at the ripe old age of 25. "Today is difficult and filled with emotion for me as I announce my retirement from tennis," Australia's Ashleigh Barty wrote Wednesday on Instagram. "It's hard to say but I'...
Australian Open Winner Is
Extra-Special to Aussies
Jan 29, 2022 6:30 AM CST
Australian Open Winner Is Extra-Special to Aussies
Ashleigh Barty beat US' Danielle Collins, becoming first Aussie to win nation's tourney since 1978
- It's been 44 years since either a men's or women's tennis player from Australia won the Australian Open. That changed Saturday, when Ashleigh Barty, 25, took home the title for her country in Melbourne, beating 28-year-old American Danielle Collins 6-3, 7-6, reports Yahoo Sports . The last Aussie...
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