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Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1

25 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

SYDNEY - Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held.
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Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty is now the world's number one female player

Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty is now the world's number one female player

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty has cinched the top spot in the world tennis rankings after beating Germany's Julia Gorges 6-3, 7-5, in Sunday's final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
The 23-year-old from Queensland now becomes the third Australian woman in history to hold the number one ranking in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association, beating out Japan's Naomi Osaka.
Barty now heads to Eastbourne International for her last event before Wimbledon, which starts on July 1.
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