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Ash Barty announces first pregnancy with husband Garry Kissick in adorable way

Ash recieved congratulations from some big names, including the Australian PM!
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Ash Barty is adding yet another feather to her bow – motherhood.

The now-retired tennis champion has already mastered tennis, cricket, mentoring and published a memoir, but she will be soon be given her most important task yet – as Barty took to Instagram to reveal that she is pregnant with her first child.

The photo shows Barty and her husband Garry Kissick’s dog, Origi, lying down next to a pair of baby shoes.

Ash Barty shared the exciting news with the world with this Instagram post.

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The caption, stating that “2023 set to be the best year yet” comes after Barty had a big 2022.

2022 saw the 26-year-old retire from tennis, release a memoir and surprise the nation by secretly tying the knot.

She announced the exciting news with a single post on Instagram on July 30, 2022, sharing a photo of her and her new husband on their wedding day in Queensland.

“Husband & Wife,” she captioned the beaming wedding day photo.

The one and only photo that’s been released from Ash and Garry’s wedding.

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It’s understood the ceremony took place earlier that month, with Ash choosing to enjoy a few weeks of wedded bliss before sharing the news with the world.

The baby rumours began not long after the wedding, with a source telling Woman’s Day, “Both Garry and Ash’s priority now is to start a family as soon as possible.

They have the big, beautiful, new family home they’ve moved into, next to her favourite golf course and everything feels perfect right now,” shared the source.

“Don’t be surprised if it happens sooner rather than later – knowing Ash, it will be well out of the limelight and without too much fuss. That’s why everyone loves Ash, because it’s always on her terms.”

The couple looked so in love in their engagement announcement photo.

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The announcement post was flooded with thousands of comments wishing the couple well on their journey to parenthood.

Many tennis organisations, Australian celebrities and politicians congratulated Ash, with the Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese even taking time to comment – writing, “Congratulations Ash, what wonderful news”.

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