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Number one player Ashleigh Barty said goodbye to tennis at the age of just 25


Melbourne: World number one Ashleigh Barty has surprised the sports world. He has said goodbye to professional tennis at the age of just 25. This Australian tennis player has announced her retirement on social media on Wednesday. She said that she is doing this to fulfill her dreams.

He shared a video and wrote, ‘I am very happy and ready. I know this moment in my heart. And as a human being, I know this is true.

Barty won the French Open in the year 2019. It was his first Grand Slam title. After this, he also won Wimbledon last year. Also won the Australian Open in January this year. And in 44 years she became the first player to win the Australian Open in both men’s and women’s.

Barty said on Wednesday, ‘I didn’t know how to share this news with you, so I asked my friend (retired Australian tennis player Casey DeClua) for help.’

He said, ‘I am very grateful for what the game has given me.’ Serena Williams is the only female player to have won Grand Slams on clay, grass and hard court. Women’s Tennis Association president Steve Simon said Barty was “a great champion player” and will be missed.

Barty cemented his image as a national hero by winning the Australian Open. In an emotional moment, she was presented with the trophy by Aboriginal Australian tennis champion and mentor Avon Goolagong Cowley.

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