Former doubles world No. 1 Rennae Stubbs would not be shocked if Ashleigh Barty determined to attempt enjoying skilled golf or the Australian Guidelines soccer. On Wednesday, Barty pulled off a surprising transfer when she introduced she was retiring from the sport on the age of 25.
Barty held a press convention on Thursday and there she did not rule the possiblity of making an attempt one other sport. Nevertheless, she did be aware that she has no fast plans to attempt herself in one other sport. “Don’t be shocked if we see her stroll down the golf green of an LPGA occasion,” Stubbs informed Channel 7’s Dawn.
“We all know she will play cricket, we all know that she’s principally a scratch golfer … she will kick a footy and may in all probability stroll on for an AFLW group. “I feel she’s obtained just a few issues up her sleeve that she needs to attain.
“And he or she’s younger sufficient and sensible sufficient [to make the change]”.
Barty supplied a check out by an AFLW group
Barty is a big fan of the Richmond Tigers and coach Damien Hardwick stated the group is open to giving the three-time Grand Slam champion a check out.
“It will be good for really to see her play as a result of she’s simply, no matter she turns her hand to, she does very nicely at, so I assume, from my standpoint, she’d be an absolute star at enjoying AFL,” Hardwick stated.
“I’d like to see her in Tiger colors, and I’m positive the Richmond devoted would as nicely”. Barty admitted her motivation began to say no after she achieved her childhood dream of successful Wimbledon.
After Wimbledon, Barty did not play a lot as she suffered a shock third spherical defeat on the US Open and that was her final event of the 2021 season. In what turned out to be the final event of her profession, Barty gained her first Australian Open title to change into the primary Australian winner at Melbourne Park since 1978.