Ash will need her A-game to face the big guns at the Aussie Open.

November 6, 2019 10:28 pm in by
Local Sport

The big names are lining up to challenge Ipswich’s Ash Barty in her home tournament, The Australian Open, in January.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, and three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber have signed on to play in Brisbane, joining former World No.1 Naomi Osaka in a top class field.

Meanwhile, Ashleigh’s popularity as the newly crowned World No.1 is expected to spark a surge in ticket sales, similar to this weekend’s Fed Cup final in Perth, at which more than 11,000 tickets have been sold for each day’s play.

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