Richard Paliaro Friday 6th January 2023
“We are very excited about our new adventure,” said former world number one Ash Barty, announcing that she is pregnant and expecting her first child.
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Ash Bertie We ring in the new year with excitement for her new role: motherhood.
Former World Number One Bertie Announces She’s Pregnant and Expecting First Child with Husband Gary Kisick.
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Dog lover Bertie hires the family’s dog, Origi, to announce her pregnancy.
In the Instagram post, Origi is sitting next to her baby sneakers and staring at the camera.
“2023 is going to be our best year ever. We are so excited for our new adventures 👶🏼💫,” Bertie posted with a baby emoji.
Last January, Barty fought back from a 1-5 second lead to beat Daniel Collins 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Australian Open final to become the first Australian to win an AO singles championship since Chris. became a person O’Neal in 1978.
In a move that shocked the sporting world, Barty stepped away from tennis at the top after winning the 2022 Australian Open. She is the second woman in WTA history to retire with a world No. 1 ranking, following Justin Henin.
In his farewell press conference, Bertie said he ended his illustrious career for a simple reason. After she put all her energy and time into tennis, Barty said the tank was empty.
“I have given my all for this sport, but I know it is not fair to my team and the people who have put so much time and energy into my life that I am not 100% committed. “I’m excited for the next chapter as Ash Barty, not as an athlete but as a human being,” Barty said to the farewell prophet.
On July 23, Bertie married longtime partner Kisik in a quiet Queensland ceremony.
Soon the couple will become parents.