Australian tennis legend Ash Barty has announced that she is expecting a baby less than a year after retiring in 2023.
Australian tennis legend Ash Barty has announced that she is expecting a baby in 2023.
The three-time Grand Slam winner is expecting her first child with partner Garry Kissick and announced the news on Instagram.
“2023 will be the best year so far. We are very excited for our new adventure,” she wrote.
Ms Barty shared a photo of baby shoes next to her dog Origi, who is said to be a “protective big sister”.
She shocked the tennis world when she announced her retirement after winning the Australian Open last year.
Friends, family and supporters quickly congratulated the former world number one.
“Congratulations Ash, so happy for you,” commented tennis star Jelena Dokic.
“OMG BEST NEWS!! The cutest baby ever!” said comedian Tanya Hennessy.
Tennis Australia, the Women’s Tennis Association and the Australian Olympic team also congratulated Ms. Barty.
Originally posted when Ash Barty announced she was expecting a baby
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