In Good Conscience

Unspoilt Barty’s return is goodness’ present to tennis

What a breath of fresh air Ashleigh Barty brings to tennis.

No grunts or shrieks. No glowering disabuse of umpires. No look-at-me histrionics. A champion on court, and a grounded young woman off it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2019, with the headline 'Unspoilt Barty’s return is goodness’ present to tennis'. Print Edition | Subscribe