Australia’s Ash Barty has a long list of accomplishments. Barty is an all-court player with a delicate touch. Her favourite surface is grass, despite her initial dislike for it due to her limited experience playing on it as a child. Barty has also had success on hard courts, winning her first WTA singles championship and reaching her maiden Premier 5 final. On all three main surfaces, she has won singles and doubles titles.
Ash Barty career titles
Ashleigh Barty has won eleven WTA singles titles and eleven WTA doubles titles, including the US Open 2018 victory with Coco Vandeweghe. She has also advanced to the finals of the other three grand slams in doubles.
In 2018, Barty won her first singles championship in the WTA Elite Trophy towards the conclusion of the year. She won the Miami Open in 2019, defeating a few top 10 opponents and breaking into the top ten WTA rankings for the first time. In 2017, Barty won her first WTA championship at the Malaysian Open. She has also won significant tournaments in Adelaide, Birmingham, the WTA Finals, Zhuhai, and Nottingham, among others.
Following her triumph at Roland-Garros 2019, Ashleigh Barty’s ranking ascended to World Number One after winning the Birmingham Classic a few days later. After Evonne Goolagong in 1973, she became the first Australian woman to be rated World Number One.
At the start of the 2020 season, Barty won the Adelaide International competition. The former World No. 1 also advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Open, where she lost a close match to eventual champion Sofia Kenin. Barty also advanced to the semifinals of the Qatar Open. Barty opted to forgo the rest of the season due to health concerns following the tennis tour’s break due to the epidemic. Barty’s world no. 1 ranking was preserved as a result of the protected rankings scenario.