List of records broken by Ash Barty after winning the 2022 Australian Open

Find out the list of records broken by World No. 1 Ash Barty after she won the 2022 Australian Open, her 3rd career Slam and first in Melbourne Park.

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Ash Barty gives out a roar after winning the Championship point at the 2022 Australian Open

World No. 1 Ash Barty showed why she is the number 1 ranked player as she battled past Danielle Collins to win her 3rd Grand Slam title and her first-ever Australian Open title. Barty won the finals of the 2022 Australian Open defeating Collins 6-3, 7-6(2) in 1 hour and 27 minutes in a fantastic comeback in the second set when she was 1-5 down.

Barty was undoubtedly the home favourite and the crowd loved every single point that the 25-year old won against Collins and cheered for her throughout the match. With many expecting the match to go into the 3rd set, Barty’s resolve was enough to finish it in straight-sets as she lifted her first-ever Australian Open trophy in Melbourne Park.

List of records broken by Ash Barty after winning the 2022 Australian Open

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Ash Barty
  • Ash Barty becomes the first Australian winner of an Australian Open Singles title in 44 years.
  • Ash Barty joins Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as the only active player with a Grand Slam title on all three surfaces.
  • Ash Barty joins idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley as the only women to win their first three Grand Slam singles titles in Paris, London and Melbourne.
  • Ash Barty becomes the 3rd player in Open Era to win a Slam without facing a WTA Top 20 ranked player.
  • Ash Barty dropped only 30 games throughout the Slam and is now tied with Martina Navratilova, Stefi Graf and Mary Pierce on the 8th spot for winning a Slam with least number of games dropped.
  • Ash Barty is the first Australian Open Women’s Singles winner with 30 or less games dropped on her way to secure the title since Mary Pierce in 1995.
  • Ash Barty is now only the fourth Women player in the Open Era to have 100% winning percentage in Grand Slam finals (minimum three titles), after Virginia Wade, Jennifer Capriati and Naomi Osaka.
  • Ash Barty with her 3 breaks is now the the player with the fewest breaks conceded by a Women’s Singles Grand Slam winner since 2016, overtakes Garbine Muguruza who conceded 5 at 2017 Wimbledon. Others on the list, Naomi Osaka’s 5 at the 2018 US Open, Serena Williams’ 6 at the 2016 Wimbledon and Emma Raducanu‘s 7 at the 2021 US Open.
  • Ash Barty becomes the first Australian to win 3+ grand slams since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in the 70s.
  • Ash Barty’s wins over American players in the 2022 Australian Open coincides with the opponents she defeated during her 2019 French Open title run as well. Amanda Anisimova (SF at RG, R4 at AO), Madison Keys (QF at RG, SF at AO), Jessica Pegula (R1 at RG, QF at AO) and Danielle Collins (R2 at RG, Finals at AO).
  • Fewest games lost in winning the Australian Open title since the tournament moved to Melbourne Park: 24 – Steffi Graf (1989) 28 – Steffi Graf (1994) 29 – Steffi Graf (1988) 30 – Ash Barty (2022) 30 – Mary Pierce (1995) 31 – Monica Seles (1993)

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