Wimbledon tennis champion Ashleigh Barty has a deep connection with cricket, has put fifty in T20


New Delhi: Australia is a country where sports culture is very strong. This is the reason why the players here have dominance in almost every game. There are many players who are interested in more than one game. We will talk about one such sports woman who has played 2-2 professional games.

Ashleigh Barty becomes Wimbledon champion

You must have heard the name of Ashleigh Barty. This tennis player captured the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam singles title in London on 10 July 2021. She defeated Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 in the final match which lasted for 3 sets.

Inspired by this player

Ashleigh Barty won the French Open trophy in the year 2019. Significantly, after Evonne Goolagong, Barty is the first woman to win the Wimbledon singles title. Lagong won this trophy in the year 1980 on the grass court.

Ashleigh Barty’s Cricket Connection

Very few people are aware of this fact that apart from tennis, Ashleigh Barty has also played professional cricket. When Barty took a break from tennis, he turned to the ‘Gentleman’s Game’. In the year 2015, she participated in the Women’s Big Bash League. In his debut match played for Brisbane Heat, he scored 39 runs in 27 balls.

Ashleigh Barty (Photo-CA)

When Ashley scored fifty in T20

After this Ashleigh Barty joined the Western Suburbs, the team of Brisbane Women’s Premier Cricket. Scored 63 runs in 60 balls in the debut match of this tournament and surprised everyone. However, later he chose tennis as his full time career.

Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty (Photo-CA)

Brisbane Heat brings back old memories

On 9 July 2021, a day before the final of the Wimbledon Women’s Singles, Ashleigh Barty’s old cricket team Brisbane Heat called her Good Luck. Just a day after this, Barty became the champion of the grass court.

Tennis is Barty’s real love

Barty, 25, had been the junior champion at Wimbledon a decade ago and then decided to stay away from the tennis tour for nearly two years in 2014 due to fatigue. This was the time when he started playing professional cricket in his country Australia and then finally decided to return to his old game which has now been proved right.


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