In March, Australian tennis star Ashley Partey retired from professional tennis at the age of 25. In January, he won the Australian Open.
Australia’s Ash Party. Credit: Reuters
- Ash Barry retired from tennis in March 2022
- Ash Pardy won 3 Grand Slams in his career
- Ash Pardy also played for the Brisbane Heat in the WBBL
Former world No.1 Ashley Pardy says she has absolutely ‘no regrets’ after retiring from tennis earlier this year. In March, the Aussie star decided to hang up her boots at the age of 25. He bid farewell to the party game after winning the Australian Open.
She defeated American Danielle Collins 6-3 7-6(2) in the women’s singles final at Rod Laver Arena. The now 26-year-old said he has moved on with his life after leaving the game.
“I have no regrets about retiring. Not one. I know a lot of people still don’t understand that. Yeah, it was incredible. It was all I wanted,” Pardy was quoted as saying. Guardian.
Party, who played for Brisbane Heat in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), also won the French Open and completed three Grand Slam titles to her name. The Queensland-born star spoke of golf as one of his hobbies.
“Golf is a hobby. I know what it takes to be at the top of any sport, and I have no desire or desire to put in the work required,” he said.
Before announcing her retirement, Party talked about marrying her longtime boyfriend, Gary, this year.
“Retirement was a seamless transition. I knew it was coming for a while, so there wasn’t a huge amount of adjustment,” Pardy added.
After Pardy retired, Iga Sviatek became world No. 1 and won the French Open.
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