Ashleigh Barty’s triumph at Wimbledon was even more than just fulfilling a lifelong dream—here’s everything the 25-year-old trailblazer achieved at the All England Club this year:

She’s the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon since Evonne Goolagong in 1980. This year was also the 50th anniversary of Goolagong’s first Wimbledon title in 1971, and Barty was wearing tennis attire that paid homage to the Australian icon from the first round.

“To be successful here at Wimbledon, to achieve my biggest dream, has been absolutely incredible,” Barty said. “The stars aligned for me over the past fortnight. That it happened to fall on the 50th anniversary of Evonne’s first title here, too, is absolutely incredible.”

She’s the 11th active women’s player to win multiple Grand Slam titles. The other 10 to achieve the feat are Serena Williams (23), Venus Williams (7), Kim Clijsters and Naomi Osaka (4 each), Angelique Kerber (3) and Victoria Azarenka, Simona Halep, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Petra Kvitova and Garbine Muguruza (2 each).

She’s now 2-0 in major finals. The only other active women’s players who won their first two major finals were Osaka (who’s now 4-0) and Kvitova (who was 2-0, but is now 2-1).

Her win over Karolina Pliskova in the final was her tour-leading 35th win of the year. She was 34-6 on the year going into the final, which was level with Aryna Sabalenka at 34-11.

Wimbledon was her tour-leading fourth title of the year. She added Wimbledon to previous titles at Melbourne-1, Miami and Stuttgart. No other woman even has three.

She increased her lead as the WTA’s ace leader this year. She had 209 aces on the year going into Wimbledon, 18 ahead of second place (Veronika Kudermetova with 191). She leaves with 262 aces this year, 21 ahead of second place (Sabalenka with 241).

She more than quadrupled her lead at No. 1. She went into Wimbledon 529 points ahead of No. 2 Osaka (7,875 to 7,346). She’s now 2,299 points ahead of her (9,635 to 7,336).

Barty has now passed Sam Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt to become the highest-earning Australian tennis player of all time.

Barty has now passed Sam Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt to become the highest-earning Australian tennis player of all time.


She has now won 19 of her last 22 matches against Top 20 players. That includes 16-3 since the start of 2020 and 12-1 in 2021 (only losing to Sabalenka in the Madrid final).

She now has the third-best winning percentage on grass among active women. She’s 33-9 on grass now (.786). Only Serena (107-15, .877) and Venus (97-23, .808) are better.

She’s the 20th woman in tennis history (and 42nd player, male or female) to earn $20 million in prize money. She went into Wimbledon with $18,798,303 and left with $21,104,531.

She’s now the top-earning Australian tennis player in history, male or female. Not only did she jump past Sam Stosur ($19,278,268) to become the highest-earning Australian women's tennis player of all time, she also jumped past Lleyton Hewitt ($20,889,965) to become the highest-earning Australian tennis player of all time, period.

She’s the first women’s No. 1 to win a major in more than three years. The last one to do it was Halep at 2018 Roland Garros, and the last one at Wimbledon was Serena in 2016.

She’s the fourth woman in the Open Era to win Wimbledon after having won the juniors. She won the girls’ title in 2011, and now the ladies’ title 10 years later. The other three to do it were Ann Jones (1969), Martina Hingis (1997) and Amelie Mauresmo (2006).