Tennis star Ash Barty becomes world champion after winning the Birmingham final

Tennis star Ash Barty becomes the first Australian woman to be in the world ranking 1 after 43 years after winning the final in Birmingham

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Australian tennis player Ash Barty has become the number one in the world after winning the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

The 23-year-old French Open champion beat Julia Goerges 6-3 6-5.

The last Australian woman to be number one was Evonne Goolagong-Cawley, who had retained the title for two weeks in 1976 before being taken back by Chris Evert.

Australian tennis player Ash Barty has become the number one in the world after winning the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham in the UK

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Australian tennis player Ash Barty has become the number one in the world after winning the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham in the UK

The 23-year-old French Open champion beat Julia Goerges 6-3 6-5

The 23-year-old French Open champion beat Julia Goerges 6-3 6-5

The 23-year-old French Open champion beat Julia Goerges 6-3 6-5

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