Ashleigh Barty is an Australian women's tennis player. Barty won the Junior Wimbledon Championships in July, beating Irina Khromacheva in the final. In December, 2011, she competed with other Australian players for a Wildcard berth into the main draw of the 2012 Australian Open. Due to her strong statistics at the end 2011, Barty received a wildcard into the qualifying event of the Brisbane International. Barty won her first senior title at the Sydney $25,000 ITF tournament on hard courts, beating countrywoman Olivia Rogowska in the final. The following week she won her second straight ITF title at the Mildura Grand International on grass courts, beating countrywomen Viktorija Rajicic in the final. Barty then received a wildcard to the Hobart International where she drew defending champion Mona Barthel.
In the doubles event of the 2013 Australian Open, Barty partnered Australia's Casey Dellacqua. Barty's win in the doubles event was her first ever Grand Slam victory. Barty was chosen to represent the Australia Fed Cup team for the first time in 2013. Her profile is slated to make it big in the future.