Tennis world No 1 Ashleigh Barty aces Aussie golf tournament

Ashleigh Barty (Getty Images)

Ashleigh Barty (Getty Photographs)

Multi-talented Ashleigh Barty has conquered tennis, been an expert cricketer and has now added one completely different string to her sporting bow by worthwhile a golf event.

The world No 1 Australian would ordinarily be in Europe making capable of defend her French Open crown on the Roland Garros clay.

Nonetheless she pulled out over coronavirus fears, having furthermore missed the US Open, and as an alternative of swinging a racquet picked up her golf golf instruments.

The 24-year-old proved she has what it takes on a course designed by Greg Norman, claiming the Brookwater Golf Membership girls’s title close to Brisbane with a commanding 7 and 5 triumph all through the matchplay last.

“Champions,” she wrote on Instagram on Monday accompanying an image of herself holding a trophy alongside males’s winner Louis Dobbelaar.

“Is there one factor you most likely can not do?,” requested one social media particular person, whereas one completely different equally in awe wrote: “Wait…what? Tennis-Cricket-Tennis-Golf? @ashbarty – you magnificence!”

Barty, who carried out cricket for Brisbane Warmth all through the Girls’s Huge Bash League in 2015-16, has been engaged on her golf sport all by means of her Covid-19 enforced absence from tennis.

Native media stated she had slashed her handicap from 10 to 4 whereas having enjoyable with rounds with fellow Grand Slam winner Pat Rafter and her boyfriend Garry Kissick.

Kissick is a PGA trainee skilled at Brookwater, the place he first met Barty in 2016.

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