A True HEROIC Story of Achieving a Break-through Right after Taking a Break!!
Ashleigh Barty surprised everyone by announcing her comeback in February 2016 soon after the WBBL tournament had got over. The popular player returned to the court after taking a two-year-long break and started on with playing singles matches in tennis.
Time passed by and she established herself as a more progressive player by nailing it in the doubles global rankings too. She is just 24-year-old and has already bagged 8 singles titles including a grand slam. Currently, WTA has ranked her as the no.1 tennis player who certainly has the sky as her limit.
The Homecoming- The stylish racket-game player Ashleigh Barty marked her second innings with a big-bang. She beat Japanese player Nao Hibino by 6-3, 6-2 at Kuala Lumpur. She secured her maiden WTA singles title at the Malaysian Opens Championship.
The Aussie Moment- What could have been more wonderful for Barty than the moment when she earned her first WTA title in her own homeland? She won a victory over the Ukrainian Dayama Yastremska in a super easy game by 6-2, 7-5 at the Adelaide International.
Semi-finals at the Ronald Garros- The semi-final at Ronald Garros took an interesting shape when Ashleigh Barty dramatically secured her win over the American player Amanda Animisova. In the outset, Barty was on the verge of losing the match yet she believed in herself and happily met with success in the last and deciding round by a score of 6-3.
Ashleigh Barty The First Aussie Woman French Open Winner in the last 46 years
Grand Slam Champion Trophy- The proud moment for both OZ and Barty was the one where she defeated the much younger Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets 6-1, 6-3 at Ronald Garros. This victory was conferred on her as the Grand Slam Winner for the first time and she became the first Aussie Woman French Open Winner in the last 46 years.
The Miami Opens Tournament- The multi-talented tennis star won the Miami Opens in 2019 by defeating Karolina Priskova from the Czech Republic by 7-6, 6-3. Thus she triumphed the biggest title of her tennis career for being the first Australian woman to secure a place in WTA rankings since 2013.
The remarkable tale of Ash Barty’s success explains that she has consistently evolved throughout her sports career. Surely, diligence contributed a lot in soaring her progress in such a short span of time. This propels us to believe in the true spirit of tennis that holds persistence and perseverance as the key to improvise yourself every day.