Ashleigh Barty, queen at the top of women’s tennis

Versatile and able to adapt to any surface, even if hard courts suit you better. She has a varied hitting repertoire and the mental toughness of a winner. Ashleigh Barty joins the historic representatives of the elite of women’s tennis. The Australian became the fifth player to be crowned world number one at the end of three consecutive years. It was awarded by the WTA What best tennis player of the season for the second time in his career.

Lead the money list entered in prizes of 2021 with $ 3.9 million, Followed by Barbora Krejcikova with 3 millions. Karolina Pliskova, Garbiñe Muguruza Y Emma Raducanu who accumulated 2.8 million.

The last champion of Wimbledon He has competed until September, when he put an early end to his exhausting season. The tour had its ups and downs, Unlike 2020, with the return of the tournaments, practically in their entirety, in the middle of the pandemic of covid-19.

Problems muscle, right arm and hip discomfort forced his withdrawal from Rome Open and two weeks after Roland Garros, midyear.

With the excellence of his campaign, the tiny player, of 25 years, achievement five titles, about final six during the 2021. No one has been able to reach it.

The Women’s Tennis Association officially confirmed that the Australian has won the prized end-of-year accolade. With their 7,582 points, leads the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, second located in the ladder with 6.380, marking the difference of 1,202 points.


Ranking “frozen”

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Official Twitter photo @PorscheTennis

Certain specialists questioned that Barty did not deserve to lead the classification of the 2020. The protected ranking “Froze” numbers for a long time, but not just yours. Almost all tournaments were canceled and the coronavirus.

The tennis player born in Queensland was left out of the circuit after Australian Open 2020, when he chose to confine himself in his country, in the midst of the terrible pandemic, which was shaking worldwide.

This year, however, it was ensured that there are no doubts related to the supremacy. He has raised “A hand” with titles, crowned by the second individual scepter in a Grand Slam, in Wimbledon.

“Golden Quartet”


On top of the ranking, joins the quartet of stars, without a doubt, among the greatest of all time: Steffi Graf (Germany), Martina Navratilova (EE.UU), Serena Williams (EE.UU) y Chris Evert (USA), the only ones to finish the year as world number one by three years in a row.


Barty started 2021 on the right foot in his country. Won the tournament WTA 500 Yarra Valley Classic, in Melbourne II, on hard court. He beat the Spanish in the final Garbiñe Muguruza for 7-6 (3) 6-4. Her campaign included wins over Ana Bogdan (Romania) 6-3 6-3 in the first round; Marie Bouzkova (Czech Republic) 6-0 4-6 6-3 in eighths; Shelby Rogers (EE.UU) 7-5 2-6 10-4 in the quarterfinals and Serena Williams (USA) by walk-over, in the semifinals.



She then successfully defended the WTA 1000 title from Miami. He defeated the Canadian in the supreme instance Bianca Andreescu with victory 6-3 4-0 and withdrawal of his opponent, also on hard surface. The tour saw victories over Kristina Kukova (Slovakia) 6-3 4-6 7-5; Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 6-3 6-2; Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 6-1 1-6 6-2; Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus) 6-4 6-7 6-3 and Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 6-3 6-3, in the semifinals.



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Official Twitter photo @PorscheTennis

He went to Europe to take the Big prize from Stuttgart, Germany, category 500, on clay. This during the weekend of April, coinciding with his 25 birthday. A Porsche was awarded 0 Km additional prize, after losing in the final of the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, with marker 3-6 6-0 6-3. The start was against the German Laura Siegemund, which he beat 6-0 7-5. He continued his good walk to impose himself on the Czech Karolina Pliskova 2-6 6-1 7-5 and in the semifinals against the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, for 4-6 7-6 (5) and 6-2.

To round off the great week, she also won the doubles championship, in a duo with the American Jennifer Brady, with whom they beat the Americans in the final Desirae Krawczyk Y Bethanie Mattek-Sands, for 6-4 5-7 and 10-5.

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Official Twitter photo @PorscheTennis

Dream come true at Wimbledon

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Official Twitter photo Wimbledon @Wimbledon

At 2011, was Junior champion in London after beating the russian Irina Jromachova for 7-5 7-6 (3).

From there, lifting the trophy as a professional in the same venue was a challenge. On the grass at Wimbledon, his life’s dream came true after celebrating in the last match against the Czech Karolina Pliskova, taking the battle in three sets, by 6-3 6-7 (4) 6-3.

That campaign was the main reason, which kept her at the head of the classification until today.

In addition to Barty, other tennis players also had a tremendous season, with six players finishing in the top ten like never before in their careers. In the so-called “Cathedral” tennis, defeated Carla Suárez Navarro (Spain) 6-1 6-7 6-1 in the first round; to Anna Blinkova (Russia) 6-4 6-3; a Katerina Siniakova (República Checa) 6-3 7-5; a Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) 7-5 6-3; and Ajla Tomljanovic (Australia) 6-1 6-3 Y Angelique Kerber (Germany), in the semifinals, by 6-3 7-6 (3).

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Official Twitter photo Wimbledon @Wimbledon


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Foto Western & Southern Open @CincyTennis

En Cincinnati, U.S (category 1000), again on hard court, achieved the highest award, with victory in the final over the Swiss Jil Teichmann, for 6-3 6-1.

Successively beat the British Heather Watson 6-4 7-6 (3); to the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka 6-0 6-2; to the czech Barbora Krejcikova 6-2 6-4 and in the semifinals to the German Angelique Kerber for 6-2 7-5.

Olympic Games

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Olympic Tennis ITF @tenisolimpico

The Australian duo made up of Ashleigh Barty Y John Peers was awarded the bronze medal in the mixed doubles tournament in the Olympic Games from Such. His Serbian rivals, Novak Djokovic Y Nina Stojanovic, decided not to appear in the duel for third place.

The organization declared them winners after Novak Djokovic, number one of the ATP, got off with a shoulder injury.

However, in singles he had a disappointment after falling in the first round against the Spanish Sara Sorribes Tormo, who beat her 6-4 and 6-3, depriving her of continuing in the race for the gold medal.

The US Open, last appearance


His last appearance was on September 4, when he fell in front of the American Shelby Rogers at US Open, for 2-6 6-1 6-7. Later, he chose not to defend the title of the 2019 of the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico, won by the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza. He went home to rest and is currently preparing with the goal of “assaulting” the title of Australian Open for the first time.

Barty, who also played in the final of the Madrid (WTA 1000), ends the year with a remarkable record. Got 42 victorias Y 7 defeats, 21-3 on hard courts, 14-4 on clay and 7-0 on lawn.

Pending matter

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@ashbarty .’s photo

Improve production in Grand Slam and return to WTA Finals in 2022 they are pending matters of Barty. In the Australian Open she reached the quarterfinals, where she fell to the Czech Karolina Muchova, who turned the game around for 6-1 3-6 and 2-6. In Roland Garros, left her second-round match against the Pole due to injury Magda Linettewho was ahead 6-1 2-2 and retirement. At the US Open, she stopped in the second round after falling to the local representative Shelby Rogers, for 2-6 6-1 and 6-7.

Good variety

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Foto Western & Southern Open @CincyTennis

The WTA concluded the calendar and in terms of titles Barty head with five consecrations, followed by the Estonian Anett Kontaveit with 4; the czech Barbora Krejcikova and the spanish Garbiñe Muguruza with 3.

In the Grand Slam, none could repeat. The Japanese Naomi Osaka was enshrined in the Australian Open. Roland Garros it was for the czech Barbora Krejcikova, Wimbledon for Barty and the U.S for the surprising british Emma Raducanu, who with 18 years at that time, he started from the previous qualifying phase. The WTA Guadalajara Finals consecrated the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza.


The number one at the end of the last seasons

2010 Caroline Wozniacki Denmark

2011 Caroline Wozniacki

2012 Victoria Azarenka Belarus

2013 Serena Williams EE.UU

2014 Serena Williams

2015 Serena Williams

2016 Angelique Kerber Germany

2017 Simona Halep Romania

2018 Simona Halep







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