Ash Barty Wimbledon party's huge impact on regional women's sport

Melanie Whelan
By Melanie Whelan
Updated July 11 2021 - 8:23pm, first published 12:01pm
CHEERING: Ballarat tennis players Marleen Gort and Milla Fraser are pumped ahead of Ash Barty's Wimbledon singles final on Saturday night. Pictures: Melanie Whelan

The Ash Barty impact on grassroots sport is real. Half a world away from Wimbledon, the excitement of Barty's championship match was felt on the tennis courts of Central Victoria.



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