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Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Ash Barty has taken to a helipad on the top of the Royal Brisbane hospital for a tennis match as part of an excursion to thank healthcare workers during the COVID19 pandemic. 6 May 2020
Ash Barty's 23, but she's already won 42 awards and titles

Ash Barty's 23, but she's already won 42 awards and titles

French Open, Don Bradman, Vegemite? The scope of Ash Barty's success is beginning to become unimaginable for a 23-year-old. 17 Oct 2019
Fiery Barty crushes Wimbledon champ to reach semis

Fiery Barty crushes Wimbledon champ to reach semis

Ash Barty has resoundingly answered her biggest critic recently - herself - with a thumping three-set victory over two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at the China Open. 4 Oct 2019
Barty lashes out at 'stupid set' as Kvitova looms

Barty lashes out at 'stupid set' as Kvitova looms

Ash Barty wasn't her usual easy-going self after struggling through a three-setter into the quarter-finals of the China Open. But there's a far bigger potential source of frustration awaiting her tomorrow...Petra Kvitova. 3 Oct 2019
Revenge Best Served Hot: Barty v Sabalenka Preview

Revenge Best Served Hot: Barty v Sabalenka Preview

Ash Barty will face an ever-more familiar foe when she takes on fellow prodigious heavyweight Aryna Sabalenka in the Wuhan Open semi-final tonight. 27 Sep 2019
Reinvigorated Stosur narrowly loses Guangzhou title

Reinvigorated Stosur narrowly loses Guangzhou title

Former Aussie number one Sam Stosur battled hard but narrowly lost her first WTA final since 2017 against Sofia Kenin, 7-6, 4-6, 2-6. 21 Sep 2019
Ultimate US Open doubles final guide: Why Barty & Azarenka clash is a blueprint for women's tennis evolution

Ultimate US Open doubles final guide: Why Barty & Azarenka clash is a blueprint for women's tennis evolution

We said it at the beginning! At least one Aussie woman was going to make a US Open final, but it sure wasn't going to be in singles. 7 Sep 2019
Barty, Stosur, Poulos the last Aussie hopes at US open

Barty, Stosur, Poulos the last Aussie hopes at US open

Ash Barty and Sam Stosur will both make an appearance in the next round of the US Open, but it's not quite the way they would have envisaged. 2 Sep 2019
'A stronger body': The perplexing journey of Ash Barty's next opponent, Wang Qiang

'A stronger body': The perplexing journey of Ash Barty's next opponent, Wang Qiang

On the second day of September, the tennis world's feverish eyes will be drawn upon Ash Barty as she seeks to regain her world number one ranking. But there may be a far more perplexing, yet untold story occurring over the other side of the net. 31 Aug 2019
Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Alja Tomljanovic has bounced back from a tough few months in style, through to the second round of the US Open. 28 Aug 2019
Aussies dropping like flies but Barty survives

Aussies dropping like flies but Barty survives

It was a fairly poor start for Australians at the US Open, with Ash Barty the only Aussie female through to the second round out of a possible four so far. 27 Aug 2019
Aussies on brink of record US Open numbers

Aussies on brink of record US Open numbers

There's a wave of talented Aussie youngsters flowing into the US Open final qualification round and they could crash through into the main draw next week. 22 Aug 2019
Tomljanovic retirement sums up shocking Aussie day in Toronto

Tomljanovic retirement sums up shocking Aussie day in Toronto

Ajla Tomljanovic lasted just 22 minutes in her second round clash with Pole Iga Swiatek before withdrawing. 7 Aug 2019
Barty number one ranking in jeopardy after shock loss

Barty number one ranking in jeopardy after shock loss

Ash Barty's number one ranking is hanging by a thread following her unexpected second round loss to Sofia Kenin at the Canadian Open. 7 Aug 2019
Back to doubles! Barty & all-time great set-up Aussie showdown

Back to doubles! Barty & all-time great set-up Aussie showdown

World number one and French Open singles champion, Ash Barty, is set to return to her more successful version of tennis...you don't say that every day. 5 Aug 2019
Barty welcomed back to Brisbane

Barty welcomed back to Brisbane

World No.1 Ash Barty will start her 2020 season at the Brisbane International (BI). 25 Jul 2019