Ashleigh Barty is a former cricket player who turned to tennis and made headlines all along. Barty is currently the number 1 ranked women tennis player.
Ashleigh is currently enjoying her patient relationship with her boyfriend. Her tennis is also going from strength to strength. A Brisbane heat professional cricketer turned tennis player is something of quite an exciting transformation. If you want to know widely about this lady, be here till the very end.
But before directly entering into the main topic, let’s know some quick facts that surely help!
Ashleigh Barty: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Ashleigh Barty|
|Date of Birth||1996 /04 /24|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
On 24 April 1996, Ashleigh Barty was born in Queensland, Australia. Robert Barty and Josie Barty are the names of her parents. Her father is a government job holder, and Josie is a radiographer. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds Australian nationality.
Ashleigh also has two siblings, namely Sara and Ali. Barty’s horoscope is Aries. This player enjoyed her childhood with her family and siblings.
Age And Body Measurements
Ashleigh was born in 1996, which makes her 23 years old as of now. Barty stands at the height of 5’5″ and weighs 62 kgs. Sadly there is no information about her other vital body statistics.
Added to this, she has blue eyes and dark brown hair. As soon as she posts any information about her vital body statistics, we will surely keep you all updated with great pleasure.
Early Life and Education
Well, this tennis star was born in Queensland and enjoyed most of her childhood there with her loved ones around. She started showing a higher interest in tennis from the age of 4.
For her educational background, Ashleigh attended Woodcrest State College. Beyond this, there is no detailed information about her education, which we can flow to our readers.
Ashleigh Barty Career
Ashleigh Barty’s career started in 2009 at the tender age of 13. She began to participate in junior ITF tournaments and won the first title at Grade 4 Australian international before turning the age of 14. Barty’s first junior grand slam came in 2011 at the Australian Open. Sadly hse lost the match to third seed Lauren Davis.
In French Open 2011, the second-round loss didn’t affect her as she came back to win the only junior grand slam title in Wimbledon at the minor age of 15.
Her breakthrough season came in 2013-2014 when she stormed her name in the world’s elite double player’s limelight. The most surprising thing was that she was not even 17.
Switch to Cricket
Well, most of our readers might not be aware, but Ashleigh has played professional cricket. This incident took place after the 2014 US open. She said that she was interested in taking a break from professional tennis. One of the main reasons being that it was hard to handle so much at such a tender age.
She moved to team sport, and cricket became an essential cog in the wheel. Ashleigh started to play grade cricket for the Western Suburb District cricket club.
Andy Richards was the coach at that time of Queensland fire and soon was about to be a coach of Brisbane Heat saw something special and roped her in.
Barty also featured later for Brisbane Heat and played impressively for them. Ashleigh featured in the inaugural season of WBBL and made useful contributions there.
Unfortunately, her team finished in 6th position out of 8 teams but apart from one inning, her contribution was not much appreciable.
The tennis return
Well, her cricket experience was good enough, but it undoubtedly provided her the life she needed to come back to tennis fresh and robust. As most people might want to, know her return was triump,hant and there is no looking back.
Ashleigh Barty is the number 1 ranked woman tennis player at this moment. As of 2019, she won the French Open along with her partner CoCo Vandeweghe. Ashleigh also won one grand slam doubles title at the 2018 US open.
Her transformation from cricket to tennis has been so surreal that she can displace the Japanese tennis woman Naomi Osa. She currently has entered the Top 16 of the Wimbledon championship and wishes to be another Australian Wimbledon women champion.
Sadly, she has announced her retirement from tennis.
Most of our sports lover readers might want to know more about this top-rated tennis player’s own life. Well, she is not married but is not single at this moment.
She is happily engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Garry Kissick. Garry is, however, a golf player, as most people might know. There is no detail about two of them met, but Ashleigh exposed her love to the world in November 2017. Both of these love birds were seen together in an event.
Barty doesn’t have any children currently. It seems like she is more focused on her career. There are no signs of Ashleigh and Garry sharing the good news at this moment.
But we shouldn’t get surprised if they give their fans some good news pretty soon.
Ashleigh Barty Net Worth
Ashleigh Barty has a net worth of $4 million. She has collected all of her net worth from a professional tennis career. In 2019 she earned $4,934,343 as prize money. Her trophies include the likes of 5 WTA and 9 ITF double titles. All of these results to a sum of $2,398,426.
Besides all of her career earning, she endorses the Jaguar brand as well. Ashleigh owns a Jaguar herself, so we can understand that this endorsement allows her to add good bucks.
With all of this earning, she is living a lavish lifestyle with her boyfriend.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 141k followers
Twitter- 69.8K followers