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World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty announces shocking retirement from tennis just 2 months after winning the Australian Open

Barty has three Grand Slam titles to her name, including her recent Australian Open win.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator

Updated - 23 March 2022 10:39 am

World number 1 ranked in tennis, Australia’s Ashleigh Barty announced retirement from the sport in a shocking news. The Australian Open 2022 winner, who was said to be on the peak of the game cited fulfilment of her goals as one of the reason of hanging her boots.

The 25-year-old who won her last title just two months ago, is retiring with 15 titles to her name. Her Australia Open win was her third Grand Slam singles triumph following Wimbledon 2021 win & 2019 French Open title.

“Today is difficult and filled with emotion for me as I announce my retirement from tennis. I wasn’t sure how to share this news with you so I asked my good friend @caseydellacqua to help me. I am so thankful for everything this sport has given me and leave feeling proud and fulfilled. Thank you to everyone who has supported me along the way, I’ll always be grateful for the lifelong memories that we created together”, wrote Barty on Instagram.

Check out her post:

 

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