INSIDE ASH BARTY'S DREAM WEDDING
Woman's Day Australia|December 6, 2021
The tennis star is planning a homegrown celebration
Lizzie Wilson

She is Australia’s tennis sweetheart but world No. 1 Ash Barty has only one thing on her mind right now – walking down the aisle to say “I do.”

Ash, 25, thrilled fans last week when she announced her engagement to partner of four years Garry Kissick, 30, an aspiring professional golfer who is her biggest fan, both on and off the court.

The duo, who first met at Brisbane’s Brookwater Golf Club in 2016, are inseparable. He travels almost everywhere she plays, and was introduced to the world when Ash mounted the stands of Wimbledon in front of millions of people last July and fell into the arms of the man she lovingly refers to as her “cheeky and caring handsome boy”.

TEAMWORK

Planning the perfect wedding for Ash will play out much like everything else in her life – as a real team effort.

“She will assemble the very best people, from her sisters to her mum,” a close friend of the family shares with Woman’s Day. “It will be simple and without any fuss, but incredibly romantic and definitely not gushy!

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