Ash Barty: Australian Open Champion
There is one current topic in the world of women’s tennis that stands out, and it is not only because of the beauty of these nice girls but at the female level, tennis always exhibits a great level by each of these Goddesses of sport.
In recent tournaments, this player has emerged as an imposing figure in tennis. She is the beautiful Australian Ashleigh Barty, with only 1.66 of height this 25-year-old has been standing out in the main tennis arena, around the globe.
Ash is not only in the top 100 players of the WTA Tour but is the number one in the world, among her most outstanding achievements, are now three Grand Slams, in June 2019 was categorically champion of the Roland Garros tournament, beating the Czech Marketa Vondrousova in two sets, 6 - 1, 6 - 3.
In July 2021 Barty played in the final of Wimbledon against the Czech Karolina Pliskova; in a very close game that was extended to 3 sets, Ashleigh won the first set with 6 - 3, but Karolina rebounded beating Ashleigh in the second set, 7 - 6, so they had to play a third set that would be dominated by the Australian 6 - 3 and thus winning the tournament.
Now, Ash Barty has managed to win a third Grand Slam in her career, this time it was the Australian Open, with the final played on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, where she had to face the American Danielle Collins, whom she defeated in two sets, 6 - 3, and 7– 6(2), in a second set that she nearly lost, managing to recover from 1-5 to win the set and the match in the tie-break.
Ash Barty leads the WTA ranking with 7,111 points, followed by Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka on 5,698 points and by the Spaniard Garbine Muguruza who has 5,425 points.
The Australian Barty, despite not being an extroverted and expressive player, could not contain her euphoria and expression of great emotion, when she won the second set after the American dominated her with a lead of 5 games to 1. Ash took out her champion's claw and levelled the set to go into the tie-break where she finally won, releasing all those feelings at the end.
The emotions of the Australian were increased by the public who erupted with affection and joy. It was 44 years since an Australian player achieved victory in the ladies’ singles, but that was not the end of Barty's emotional feeling. It increased even more when she received the trophy from Evonne Goolagong, a former tennis player who triumphed four times in the Australian Open in the 70s, and for whom Ashleigh feels great admiration.
This Australian player is making the headlines of the tennis articles around the world, and everything suggests that because of the good moment she is going through and because of her youth, there are many triumphs yet to come.