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Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat in Women’s Big Bash League? Check out
Australian Open FINAL: Ash Barty Cricketer – The World No 1, and the Australian Open 2022 winner Ash Barty may be a household name for her achievements in tennis. But he is also a known name amongst cricket fans. She had a decent stint in Women’s Big Bash League for Brisbane Heats. Follow Australian Open […]

Australian Open FINAL: Ash Barty Cricketer – The World No 1, and the Australian Open 2022 winner Ash Barty may be a household name for her achievements in tennis. But he is also a known name amongst cricket fans. She had a decent stint in Women’s Big Bash League for Brisbane Heats. Follow Australian Open FINAL LIVE on InsideSport.IN & SONY LIV

Ash Barty won the Australian Open 2022 in an entertaining final where she bettered her American opponent Danielle Collins in straight sets of 6-3,7-6 to win the title in the Women’s division. Her victory was indeed special for Australia as she became the first Australian to win the title after a span of 44 years. 

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

Australian Open Final: On cloud nine, Ash Barty says 'dream come true' after ending Australia's 44-year title drought in women's singles
Australian Open Final: On cloud nine, Ash Barty says ‘dream come true’ after ending Australia’s 44-year title drought in women’s singles

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

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Cricket Australia congratulated the 25-year-old with a special message showcasing her journey from the Queensland Premier Cricket, to the WBBL and now to become a 3-time Grand slam winner. 

At an early age in 2015, Barty decided to take a break from Tennis and started to practice cricket. She was enlisted in the Queensland Fire Squad. Later for the Women’s Big Bash League (WWBL), she was signed by the iconic Brisbane Heats. The Heats decided to sign her after she played just a couple of games with Western Suburbs District Cricket Club. 

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

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Barty has played 9 matches in WBBL where she scored 68 runs in 7 innings. Even today, before any game, the World No. 1 in tennis does her trademark warm-up where she poses and practices with the Raquette like a cricket bat. 

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Ash Barty played 9 matches for the Brisbane Heats in the WBBL

In 2019 after her maiden slam by winning the iconic Roland Garros, Ash Barty spoke praises about the WBBL and how her special stint in cricket helped her to save and rejuvenate her tennis career.

“It’s been great in cricket to come into a team environment because it’s the first time I’ve ever experienced it and I’m loving every moment,” Barty said in 2019. 

Australian Open FINAL: Did you know Australian Open CHAMPION Ash Barty played cricket for Brisbane Heat? Check out

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