ASHLEIGH BARTY RETIRES AT 25 DARE INTEREST IN OTHER ENDEAVOURS
The World No.1 Ashliegh Barty has announced her shock retirement from tennis at the age of 25, her fans globally were baffled that the WTA’s number one player took a step aside to pursue other interest.
“I no longer have the physical drive, the emotional desire or everything it takes to challenge yourself at the highest level. I’m exhausted,” she indicated via a message on her social networks.
The third highest female paid athlete became the first Australian to win the Australian Open after 44 years. An achievement following fellow Australian Evonne Goolagon sterling career record of world number one in 1973.
The reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion brilliant career shock announcement, obviously, could disappoint her sponsors which include brand Head sports equipment, that supplies her with the racquets, Kayo Sports, Boat, Rado YoungStar, Esmi, FILA fitted and dressed her and Luxury car manufacturer Jaguar. But her next interest might be another destination for the sponsors too as she indicates her wish she wants to go into community service and assumable other sports that she is already known as multi- talent sports star.
The tree time Grand Slam winner in a report according to WTA, earnings exceeded 23.8 million dollars and of which 2.8 million dollars came from winning the Australian Open. Her interest in Real Estate could emerge better in the coming months as in exchange for 882 thousand dollars, Barty acquired a large plot of land West of Brisbane, where she plans to build a residence, according to Marca.
With the world anxiously waiting for Barty next directions, her advertising contracts earned to extent made her the third highest female athlete in the world, according to Forbes magazine.