“Future Husband”: Ashleigh Barty Announces Delightful News

Published 11/23/2021, 4:41 AM EST
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 27: 2017 John Newcombe medallist Ashleigh Barty poses with her boyfriend Garry Kissick at the 2017 Newcombe Medal at Crown Palladium on November 27, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)


Two-time Grand Slam champion, Ashleigh Barty has announced her engagement to long-time boyfriend, Garry Kissick. The Australian international took to Instagram to share the amazing news with her fans.

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Barty met Garry Kissick back in 2016. After dating for almost five years, the couple has now announced that they are finally getting hitched. However, as of now, Ashleigh is still on her break from tennis.

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Ashleigh Barty gets engaged to boyfriend Garry Kissick

The 2021 Wimbledon champion, Ashleigh Barty announced her engagement to her boyfriend, Garry Kissick. Sharing a wonderful picture of the couple on her Instagram, she said, ” Future Husband,” while Kissick posted the same picture and wrote, “I love you Ash Barty.”

 

 

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Kissick is an ambitious professional golfer, at Brooklands Golf Club in Queensland. Despite keeping their love life as private as possible, the couple has been spotted together on several occasions. Kissick has often been seen in the stand, cheering on his girlfriend at multiple Grand Slam events.

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Barty to play the Australian Open 2022?

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Ashleigh Barty has had an outstanding 2021 WTA season. She emphatically won two WTA 1000 titles, along with her triumph at Wimbledon. She defeated Karolina Pliskova in an epic three-set final to lift her maiden Wimbledon title.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 10, 2021 Australia’s Ashleigh Barty poses as she celebrates with the trophy after winning her final match against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova Pool via REUTERS/Jed Leicester

The Australian then entered the US Open as the favorite for the title. However, she made an unfortunate exit in the third round of the competition, losing to Shelby Rogers in three sets. Since then she has decided to take a sabbatical from tennis. Notably, the Australian traveled back home to spend time with her friends and family.

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Ashleigh Barty is now expected to return to the sport at the Australian Open 2022. Notably, Barty is yet to triumph at the ‘Happy Slam’. With the kind of performance she has showcased in 2021, she will be aiming to lift her maiden Australian Open title in 2022.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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