On Wednesday, Ashleigh Barty shocked the tennis world by announcing her retirement from the sport just two months after winning the Australian Open. The Aussie walked away in her prime after the issue 119 weeks at the top of the WTA rankings.
The Aussie has was No. 1 in the WTA for 119 weeks and won the Australian Open at the end of January. She also won major titles at Wimbledon and the French Open 2021 and 2019or she won A total of 15 tracks.
Ashleigh Barty’s trainer makes bombastic revelations
Ash Barty’s coach has made the amazing admission that he wasn’t at all shocked by her sudden retirement from the sport after revealing the Australian was looking to quit tennis in 2019.
Craig Tyzzer joined Barty to answer questions on Thursday as Australia’s media sought more answers 24 hours earlier about a bomb announcement that left the world stunned.
Barty’s longtime coach said while Wednesday’s news may have come as a surprise to most, he had been able to see the writing on the wall for quite some time.
Tyzzer revealed that after Barty achieved her childhood dream of winning the Wimbledon title in 2021, he noticed a definite shift in her mindset leading up to and during the Wimbledon tournament Olympic Games in Tokyo.
“When we got to the Olympics, I realized there wasn’t much left of her. The motivation wasn’t there except when she played doubles with Storm (Sanders) and shuffled with John Peers. The singles fell by the wayside. I kind of felt like she had climbed where she needed to go and it was going to be a tough job to keep her going.” revealed Tyzzer.
In another extraordinary revelation, Tyzzer went on to say that after winning the 2019 French Open title, Barty initially had the idea of retiring.
“Ash probably remembers that even after her first Grand Slam (title), I prepared this speech about how profound that would be and what it meant for her. The first thing she said to me was, ‘Can I retire now?’” added Tyzzer.
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