Retired tennis superstar Ash Barty has married her longtime partner, Garry Kissick.
- Three-time grand slam title winner Ash Barty retired from tennis in March this year
- The former world number one has confirmed her marriage to partner Garry Kissick
- The pair met in 2015 at Brookvale Golf Club, where Kissick is a trainee professional
The 26-year-old exchanged vows with her golfer partner in a private ceremony in Queensland earlier this month.
Barty reached the pinnacle of world tennis as number one during a decorated career on the WTA tour.
She won three grand slam victories — the 2020 French Open, Wimbledon in 2021 and a hometown success in this year’s Australian Open.
She announced her retirement from professional tennis in March at the age of 25, shocking the sporting world
Barty posted a wedding day photo on her Instagram account on Saturday night, with the simple caption ‘Husband & Wife’.
Kissick is a trainee professional at Brookwater Golf Club, where the couple met seven years ago.
The pair announced their engagement in November last year.
Last month, Barty took part in the Icons Series team golf competition as part of Team Rest of the World against Team USA, but she has rejected suggestions she might look to return to professional sport as a golfer.
The Queenslander was recognized in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours, named as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to tennis at the elite level and to youth development programs.
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