Ashleigh Barty wins 2022 Australian Open Tennis Tournament
- In tennis, World Number 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia defeated Danielle Collins of the US, 6-3 7-6, to win women’s singles final title at the Australian Open 2022 on January 29, 2022.
- With this win the 25-year-old Barty has become the first Australian woman in 44 years to win a Grand Slam title at home.
- Before this, Chris O’Neil was the last Australian woman to lift Australian Open in 1978.
- This is the 15th career title and third Grand Slam title won by Barty after French Open in 2019 and Wimbledon in 2021.
Points to Remember:
- Winner of women’s single title at the 2022 Australia Open tennis tournament?
- Australian Open is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open.