Ashleigh Barty, an Australian tennis star who announced her retirement after winning the Australian Open last year, revealed her pregnancy to the public via Instagram.
She uploaded a photo of her dog and a pair of baby shoes alongside the caption, “2023 set to be the best year yet. We are so excited for our new adventure 👶🏼💫 Origi already the protective big sister❤️” Kissick, who is her husband, also disclosed the news on his Instagram. He wrote: “Little Red, 2023.”
Barty received congratulations from fellow sports stars and friends, including runner Nedd Brockmann, and tennis players Johanna Konta and Priscilla Hon, in the comments section of her post.
In case you didn’t know, Ash Barty is currently married to Australian professional golfer Garry Kissick in a private ceremony, who she has been dating since 2017. Barty first met Kissick in 2016, at the Brookwater Golf Club in Queensland. She shared a picture of her and her new husband on their wedding day in Queensland with a single post on Instagram on July 30, 2022. “Husband & Wife,” she wrote as the photo’s caption on her wedding day.
Since she retired, Barty has chosen to stay out of the spotlight so she can enjoy her personal life. Read on to know everything about Garry Kissick, Ash Barty’s husband, and more regarding their relationship.
Inside Bart And Kissick’s Relationship
Barty and Kissick have now been going strong for a few years. Kissick works at Brookwater Golf Club, where they met for the first time in 2016. The tennis player was going to play a round of golf, but she didn’t know that her life would change forever. Barty and Kissick liked each other right away and started going out together.
But they didn’t tell anyone about their relationship until 2017 when Ash invited Gary to the Newcombe Awards, where she won the top tennis award in Australia. Gary Kissick and Ash Barty are both from Queensland, Australia.
Last year, when they got engaged, they were all over the news. At the time, Ash posted a picture of them together on Instagram with the caption “Future Husband” and an emoji of a ring and a heart.
Barty has always said that Gary was a big part of her success in tennis. Barty spoke to Vogue in January about her fiancée and how much he meant to her.
“He’s the perfect person to have around in terms of turning off from tennis and being able to bring the joy and humor when we’re practicing and not be so serious all the time… “I wouldn’t want to go on this adventure with anybody else,” she stated.
Know About Garry Kissick
Garry Kissick is a golfer and PGA Trainee Professional at the Brookwater Golf & Country Club in Brisbane, Australia. He is 30 years old.
According to his LinkedIn, he started working at the club more than a decade ago in golf operations and maintenance. He slowly moved up the corporate ladder and became a PGA Trainee Professional in 2018, a profession he still has today.
Garry can be found on Instagram at @gazlfc90, where he has 11.4k followers. He seems to be a fan of Liverpool Football Club because he has written “You’ll Never Walk Alone #LFC” in his bio.