‘It Was Perfect’: Ashleigh Barty Reveals About the Engagement Proposal From Boyfriend Garry Kissick

Published 12/25/2021, 12:58 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)


On November 23, 2021, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty announced her engagement to long-time boyfriend Garry Kissick through an Instagram post. Recently, the Australian player disclosed details about Kissick’s adorable proposal.

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On a cozy day, Kissick preferred proposing to Barty on the couch with their puppies. It was the “perfect” occasion for them, according to the two-time Grand Slam champion.

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Ashleigh Barty reveals her unique marriage proposal

Ashleigh Barty and Kissick got engaged on 15th November, as revealed by her fiance in an Instagram post.

Talking about how Kissick proposed, Barty said, “Garry and I have been together for a long time now and I had designed the ring with him. We are obviously excited now for the next chapter. We were at home on the couch with the puppies. It was very much just us.”

MASON, OHIO – AUGUST 22: Ashleigh Barty of Australia celebrates after defeating Jil Teichmann of Switzerland during the final of the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 22, 2021 in Mason, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Describing the adorable moment, she added, “It was perfect for us. Everyone has their unique way of doing it. It was perfectly suited to us. That’s just me and who I am and who we are together.”

It appears that the lovely couple likes to keep things simple. Barty and Kissick announced their engagement after almost five years of relationship. The couple, and their puppies, also recently moved to Brisbane and Barty is excited to start that chapter of her life with her to-be husband.

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Barty to make her comeback to professional tennis

Ashleigh Barty is ready to make her comeback to professional tennis. After suffering a third-round loss at US Open 2021, Barty decided to take a leave from competitive tennis. She then traveled back to Australia to be with her friends and family.

Aug 18, 2021; Mason, OH, USA; Ashleigh Barty (AUS) acknowledges the crowd after defeating Heather Watson (GBR) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Notably, Ash Barty is expected to return to Adelaide in January 2022. Subsequently, people are anticipating seeing her at the Australian Open 2022. We wish her all the best for the 2022 season.

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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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