Ashleigh Barty Player Profile

Ashleigh Barty Player Profile

Ashleigh Barty is a 25-year-old Australian tennis player who has been ranked No. 1 in the world for two consecutive years.

She began playing tennis at the age of four and by the time she was 14 she had already won many titles including three Australian Open juniors titles, one Wimbledon junior title, and one US Open junior title.

She first made her way into the professional circuit when she was 16 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 18 in 2014.

Now, she is ranked No. 1 in the world for the second year in a row.

Ashleigh Barty is one of the youngest players to ever compete in the Wimbledon Championships.

She is currently playing for Australia in the Fed Cup and has won two Australian Open doubles titles.

She also won a singles title at the Australian Open in 2014.

She is ranked number 8 in the world and has been awarded a title of the year by Tennis Australia for her performance in 2015.

Ashleigh Barty Career Graph Growth:

  • Current Ranking: 1 (24 June 2019)
  • Age: 25 years old (24th of April 1996)
  • Year turned Pro: 2010
  • Nationality: Australian
  • WTA Career Titles: 15 (Singles)
  • Grand Slams Won: 3
  • WTA finals: 1
  • Olympic Medals Total: 1 (Bronze, Tokyo Olympics)
  • Tennis Racket Head: Gravity MP
  • Forehand Grip: Semi-western Forehand Grip
  • Backhand Two-Handed Backhand
  • Serve Grip: Continental Grip

Ashleigh Barty Tennis Ranking Stats:

When it comes to the women’s game, Australia has always had a strong presence. Ashleigh Barty is the latest Australian to make her mark on the world stage.

She has made it to number four in the world and has been playing tennis since she was eight years old. In 2014, she won the Australian Open and was named the ITF Junior World Champion for the first time.

She became the youngest player to win a main draw match at Wimbledon in 2015 and won her first WTA title at the same tournament in 2016. Ashleigh also won a silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • 2011-2014: 150+ Rank
  • 2015-2016: 350+ Rank
  • 2017: 17 Rank
  • 2018: 15 Rank
  • 2019 -2021: 1 Rank

In a span of just two days, Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian woman to win two slams in the same year. She won her first slam at the Australian Open, then followed it up with a victory at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham. This is the third slam she has won in her career and she has now won more slams than any other Australian woman.

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Ashleigh Barty Grand Slam Record

During the course of her career, Barty won a total of three grand slam singles titles (2019 French Open, 2021 Wimbledon, and the 2022 Australian Open).

2019 was Barty’s best year in terms of her performances at the Grand Slams as she at least made it to the 4th round in each of the four grand slam tournaments that year and she also claimed her first grand slam title at the 2019 French Open.

At the 2022 Australian Open, Barty was able to claim the singles title at her home grand slam (43 years after the last Australian woman Chris O’Neil won the title in January 1979).

Prior to this, Barty’s best performance at the Australian was the Semi finals in 2020 where she lost to the eventual winner of the tournament Sofia Kenin 6-7, 5-7.

Facts And Information About Ashleigh Barty

When was Ashleigh Barty’s first Grand Slam Victory?

Ashleigh Barty’s first Grand Slam Victory came at the 2019 French Open where she beat Markéta Vondroušová in the final (6–1, 6–3).

When did Ashleigh Barty first turn pro?

Barty first turned pro in 2010 but her first WTA was not until the 2011 US Open where she lost to Julia Glushko in the first round of qualifying for the tournament.

What Tennis Racket does Ashleigh Barty use?

Ashleigh Barty endorses the Head Gravity MP tennis racket.

How many Grand Slams has Ashleigh Barty won?

Ashleigh Barty has won a total of two grand slam titles (2019 French Open and the 2021 Wimbledon Championships).

Has Ashleigh Barty ever won the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Australia?

Barty never won the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Australia but she did help Australia to reach the Fed Cup final in 2019, where they lost 3-2 to France.

Has Ashleigh Barty won any major Doubles Titles?

Barty has won one Grand Slam doubles title at the 2018 US Open with her partner CoCo Vandeweghe. Barty has also made it to the final of each of the other three grand slam tournaments.

Has Ashleigh Barty won any medals in singles or doubles at an Olympics?

Yes, Ashleigh Barty won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with her mixed doubles partner John Peers.

Does Ashleigh Barty have any siblings?

Yes, Ashleigh Barty has two sisters called Ali and Sara.

Who are Ashleigh Barty’s Parents?

Ashleigh Barty’s Parents are Josie and Robert Barty.

Where was Ashleigh Barty born?

Ashleigh Barty was born in Ipswich in Queensland, Australia.

Did Ashleigh Barty win any Junior Grand Slam Titles?

Yes, Ashleigh Barty won one junior Grand Slam title (2011 Wimbledon Girls Singles) when she was 15.

Is Ashleigh Barty retired?

Yes, Ashleigh Barty announced her retirement from tennis shortly after she won the singles title at the 2022 Australian Open.

Ashleigh Barty FAQ

How old is Ashleigh Barty?

Ashleigh Barty is 25 years old and was born on the 24th of April 1996.

What is Ashleigh Barty’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ashleigh Barty has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

Is Ashleigh Barty Married?

No, Barty is not currently married but she is engaged to Australian professional golfer Garry Kissick who she has been dating since 2017.

How tall is Ashleigh Barty?

Ashleigh Barty is 1.66 meters tall (5ft 5in).