Our own No.1 handles the pressure well after a stellar year of Tennis.

January 8, 2018 10:20 pm in by
Local Sport

Ashleigh Barty says she hopes to go on a pre-Grand Slam roll, after posting her first win of the Summer.

The Ipswich tennis sensation had a hard-earned 6 – 3, 6 – 4 victory over Paraguayan qualifier Veronica Cepede Royg yesterday, after her scratchy first-round loss last week in Brisbane. 

A phenomenal 2017 campaign saw her soar more than 250 spots in the rankings.
The 21-year-old has said she feels great being Aussie No.1, but it certainly doesn’t add any external pressure…only pressure she puts on herself.
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