Wimbledon Final 2021: Ash Barty- once a WBBL cricketer, now a Wimbledon champion

Wimbledon Final 2021: Ash Barty- once a WBBL cricketer, now a Wimbledon champion- World No 1 Ash Barty beat Karolina Pliskova in Wimbledon Final 2021 to take the crown. This was the first Wimbledon final for the Australian who has previously won a grand slam in the French Open. Today, we will discuss the lesser-known fact about Barty. Besides being a top tennis player, the 25-year-old had also played in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL 2015) of Australia. Barty, who is a professional tennis player since 15, made her Wimbledon debut in 2013. But in 2014, she decided to take a break from tennis to play cricket. Barty, then 19, had scored 68 runs in 9 matches at an average of 11.33 for Brisbane Heat. The Aussie had played Western Suburb District Cricket Club in Brisbane before joining Heat. Ahead of the crucial fixture, Brisbane Heat took to Twitter to send best wishes to Barty. Check out

Wimbledon Final 2021: Ash Barty- once a WBBL cricketer, now a Wimbledon Finalist

Karolina Pliskova vs Ash Barty

World No.1 Ash Barty is all-set to face off 8th seed Karolina Pliskova in the finals of the Wimbledon 2021. The duo registered victories over Angelique Kerber and Aryna Sabalenka to make it to the Wimbledon final. The duo will be chasing their maiden Wimbledon title. Pliskova, in particular, will be aiming for the first major of her tennis career.

World No.1 Ash Barty defeated former champion, Angelique Kerber, in straight sets of Wimbledon semifinals 2021.

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Road to final

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First round: Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 6-1, 6-7(1), 6-1
Second round: Anna Blinkova (Russia) 6-4, 6-3
Third round: Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 6-3, 7-5
Fourth round: 14-Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) 7-5, 6-3
Quarter-finals: Ajla Tomljanovic (Australia) 6-1, 6-3
Semi-finals: 25-Angelique Kerber (Germany) 6-3, 7-6(3)

Wimbledon Final 2021: Ash Barty- once a WBBL cricketer, now a Wimbledon Finalist

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