Ash Barti is happy with her life away from tennis, which shows that she has not watched both Wimbledon singles finals and that she has no regrets about leaving the sport.
In an interview with The Guardian, the 2021 Wimbledon and 2022 Australian Open champion missed out on their clash with New Women’s Champion Elena Riabakina and Nick Kirgius in Novak Djokovic.
“I didn’t watch this year’s Wimbledon final,” she said.
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“Sorry for the inconvenience. I was delighted with Ones and Elena, both good girls. And it was amazing to see Nick, whom I had known for more than a dozen years, come to the end.
But since my retirement, I may have watched as many matches as I did. This was thin. Occasionally we put it as a background noise, but I rarely see it from start to finish in any interest. I’ve played enough tennis balls in my life. I don’t have to see others hit. ”
Bati says that her decision to retire at the top of the game was the right call for her.
“I have no regrets about retiring,” she says.
“It’s not the same. I knew it was the right time for me. It was something I wanted to do. And I know a lot of people still may not understand it.
But I hope you will respect that decision. And yes, it was incredible. It was all I wanted. ”
Before the 150th opening, Barti spent her free time playing golf, including world championships.
But she closed comments that full-time golf was on the cards.
“Golf is a hobby and always will be,” she said.
“I know what it takes to excel in any sport, and I have neither the desire nor the desire to do the job.
“And to be honest, I play golf for a good time and a good walk with my loved ones. I don’t care if I shoot 70 or 100.