The new world number one suffers a pre-Wimbledon injury, but insists she will be fit when the action at the All England club starts next week.
Women's sport in Australia is enjoying a moment in rarefied air thanks to the deeds of Ash Barty, Hannah Green and Sally Fitzgibbons — but the Matildas are experiencing the other side of the coin, writes David Mark.
Ash Barty's world number one triumph is set to be commemorated in her home state of Queensland as sporting legends and celebrities across the globe praise the "humble" 23-year-old's remarkable victory.
Barty comfortably beats Venus Williams but has plenty of praise for the veteran American after the match, calling her an "inspiration to every single girl and boy around the world".
The newly-crowned French Open champion has the chance to become the first Australian woman to top the world rankings in more than 40 years if she reaches the final of the Birmingham Classic.
Ash Barty's tennis hiatus was not taken by a struggling athlete abandoning a lifestyle causing her distress, but by a highly intelligent young woman choosing to pursue her interests and be with the people who made her smile.
Ash Barty's French Open victory highlights two things: women's sport deserves more attention and champions can be tantrum-free, writes Kate O'Halloran.
Ash Barty says she never would have been in a position to win the French Open had she not walked away from tennis five years ago to take up cricket.
It's been a BIG night for Australian tennis in Paris, with Dylan Alcott adding the French Open quad wheelchair crown to his growing list of major titles.
Ashleigh Barty's French Open run is wide open after Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka — the next two big guns in her path — were beaten at Roland Garros.