What's happening between Ashleigh Barty and Boyfriend Garry Kissick [2021]

Ashleigh Barty is a professional tennis player, amateur golfer, and former cricketer. She is ranked No. 1 in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is the second Australian WTA singles No. 1. In this post, we discuss the relationship between Ash Barty and Garry Kissick. 

Ash Barty Bio

Ashleigh Barty, also known as Ash Barty, was born on 24 April 1996, in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia to Josie and Robert Barty. The 24-year-old Australian has a height of 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) and weighs 62 kg. Her birth sign is Taurus. Ash Barty is a member of the Ngaragu people, indigenous to southern New South Wales and northeastern Victoria on her father's side. Her mother is the daughter of an English immigrant. Her father worked for the State Library of Queensland and her mother was a radiographer. She has two older sisters named Sara and Ali.  Barty grew up in a suburb of Ipswich. She attended Woodcrest State College, a co-educational prep school. She started her tennis practice when she was only 4 with her coach Jim Joyce at the West Brisbane Tennis Centre. 

Ashleigh Barty Relationship Status

Ashleigh Barty is currently in a relationship with professional golfer Garry Kissick. It is not known whether either of them was in any previous relationships. The tennis girl and the golf boy went public with their relationship in 2017. During that time they appeared alongside each other at the John Newcombe Awards. One of her friends stated that "They’re really the most normal couple you’ll find at that level in tennis"

Ashleigh Barty Wished Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick On His Birthday On Instagram
Ashleigh Barty Wished Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick On His Birthday On Instagram

How Ash Barty Met Garry Kissick


Ashleigh Barty met her boyfriend, Garry Kissick when she popped by the Brookwater Golf Club in 2016 to play a round of gold. They immediately formed a connection, but their relationship was not made public until 2017 when Ashleigh brought Garry as her plus-one to the John Newcombe awards. Since then Ashleigh and Garry have been seen frequently at her matches. Garry posts on social media to motivate her after her matches and Ashleigh posts about Garry sometimes as well.

About Garry Kissick

Garry Kissick, Ashleigh Barty's boyfriend, is 30-years-old as of 2021 and is also from Ipswich. He attended Ipswich Grammar School and Brisbane North Institute of TAFE. He started working at the Brookwater Golf Club in 2005 and has been slowly making his way up the corporate ladder. He has been involved in club operations and irrigation for a long time. Currently, he is a PGA trainee professional. Furthermore, he works as the irrigation technician for the greens at the Brookwater Golf & Country Club in Brisbane.

Ashleigh Barty Poses With Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick At The Newcombe Medal Awards
Ashleigh Barty Poses With Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick At The Newcombe Medal Awards

Both of them have a pretty great romantic relationship. Ashleigh calls him her "handsome boy" and her boyfriend calls her "baby". One of their well-wishers commented about their relationship, Ash and Garry support each other as equals in a down-to-earth way – neither of them wants to be 'the star'. It's funny to watch Ash practicing at the big tournaments with her coach and see Garry pop up as the ball boy. 


Ashleigh Barty and Garry Kissick Kids

Ashleigh Barty and her boyfriend Garry Kissick do not have any kids together.

Ash Barty as a Cricket Player

Ashleigh Barty took a break from tennis from September 2014 to February 2016 and played semi-professional cricket for some duration of her hiatus. She wanted to refresh mentally. During this period she also tried fishing. She was signed to play in the Women's Big Bash League, Australia's elite T20 competition. 


Ashleigh Barty Net Worth

Ashleigh Barty has an estimated net worth of $17 million.

Ashleigh Barty With Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick At Game
Ashleigh Barty With Her Boyfriend Garry Kissick At Game