We are pleased to announce that tennis superstar Ash Barty is ours women's Health Sportswoman of the Year 2019.
"It has been an incredible year, I just think knowing that all the hard work that I and my team have done has paid off with incredible results, and I am very happy to be nominated among so many other women who have made the strengthen Australian sports. " and getting away with a win is just a bonus, "Ash Barty said in her acceptance video.
"I wish I could have been there tonight, to experience a room with many strong women in our sport and all their caregivers, because we can not go where we are alone, it takes a village and it needs a team" , added her. "I think the best thing about this night is that it's a party for all of us, a celebration for every sport, women in every sport and it's a very, very powerful night."
See Ash Barty win the Moment of the Year award …
One of Australia's biggest strengths, Ash Barty, has always been designed for sporting success. In 2011 she won the Wimbledon title for girls singles at the age of 15. Currently, she is the # 1 in the world singles of the Women's Tennis Association's most inspiring) sports stories of late.
At only 23, Barty was the first Australian at the French Open for 46 years this year since her idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley. With this incredible achievement, she was the second Australian ever to claim first place in the tennis world rankings. Within just three years, she rose from # 623 to # 1.
Congratulations to Ash Barty and we can not wait to see what their future holds.