Ashleigh Barty, tennis world No. 1, retires at 25


Ashleigh Barty, the three-time Grand Slam champion and current No. 1 women’s tennis player in the world, has announced her retirement.

The 25-year-old Australian broke the shocking news in a video shared on her verified Instagram page today.

The announcement came a few weeks after she became the first home-grown champion of the Australian Open in 44 years.