Ash Barty has the skill to surprise people time and again. She shocked tennis fans across the globe when she retired from the sport at the age of 26 in March 2022. Now the Aussie surprised everyone yet again when she posted pictures from her wedding.
Ash Barty officially a wife 🥰🥺 pic.twitter.com/XxLYxceTA2
— Vic 🐊 | #3inNY (@limuzinaxd) July 30, 2022
Ash Barty married her longtime boyfriend Garry Kissick in a private intimate ceremony on 30th July. The wedding was done secretly with minimum fanfare. The picture posted by Barty shows her holding her husband’s hand wearing her wedding dress.
Barty gave the caption ‘Husband & Wife’ while announcing her marriage to the world. The couple got engaged in November and Barty made it official on Instagram one week later. Wishes have been pouring from tennis fans across the globe ever since Barty’s Instagram post.
Who is Ash Barty’s husband Garry Kissick?
As per Who Magazine, Garry Kissick is a PGA trainee professional golfer. The two met in 2016 at Brooklands Golf Club in Queensland. Barty is a golf enthusiast and is often seen playing the sport ever since she retired from tennis. It could have been their common love for golf that led to a spark between the two.
Barty and Kissick finally started dating in 2017 and have been together ever since. After dating for years, the couple finally decided to tie the knot recently. Barty doesn’t post a lot of pictures with her husband on Instagram but the same is not true for Kissick.
Kissick’s Instagram is filled with images with Barty. As per the couple’s friends, Barty credits Kissick for a lot of her success on the court. When Barty won the French Open in 2019, Kissick put a heartfelt post on Instagram congratulating his better half.
Barty’s shock retirement this year was sad news for all the tennis fans. However, this surprise from Barty was a happy change for her fans. The Aussie has stayed away from tennis in every way ever since her retirement. Instead, she has kept herself busy through other stuff like philanthropic activities.