April 04, 2022 9:53 pm
After beating Naomi Osaka to win the Miami Open title on Saturday, Swiatek moved onto a 17-match winning streak having already won Indian Wells a week earlier, and the Qatar Open in Doha in February.
April 04, 2022 3:03 pm
Swiatek took over the top ranking on Monday after Australian Barty decided to call time on her career at the age of 25.
April 03, 2022 1:46 pm
Sport can turn into a toxic cesspit at the first sign of success, with social media rendering every epilogue to a title into an anarchic free-for-all of opinions. Ash Barty, and the young of today, are wiser about the flipside of early fame and have learnt to prioritise mental health.
March 24, 2022 2:20 pm
If Barty remains retired, she will never win a U.S. Open singles title, never win the Billie Jean King Cup team event for Australia, never win an Olympic gold medal, never, with her complete set of tennis tools, achieve the calendar-year Grand Slam that her Australian predecessors Rod Laver and Margaret Court won more than 50 years ago.
March 24, 2022 7:30 am
Three-time Grand Slam champion and World No.1, Ash Barty has announced her retirement at the age of 25.
March 04, 2022 10:47 am
Barty ended a 44-year drought for Australian women at the Australian Open when she won the singles title at Melbourne Park in late January.
February 22, 2022 4:43 pm
Ash Barty & Ellyse Perry are only the latest exponents of a tradition of excelling in various codes.
January 30, 2022 10:26 am
Barty, winner of the French Open in 2019 and Wimbledon the following year, has extended her ranking points lead over incumbent No 2 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
January 31, 2022 9:58 am
Playing a team sport gave her a sense of belonging, made her a better person, says her Big Bash coach Andy Richards.
January 29, 2022 9:17 pm
Ash Barty grew up on the surface in Brisbane, but her first two Grand Slam titles came on the red clay of Roland Garros and on the grass at Wimbledon.
March 23, 2022 9:08 am
Ash Barty retires with 15 titles, less than two months after winning the Australian Open, her third Grand Slam singles triumph following the 2021 Wimbledon and 2019 French Open.