• Ash Barty and Garry Kissick announced their engagement on Instagram on Tuesday (Instagram: Ash Barty)Source: Instagram: Ash Barty
The Ngarigo woman posted a picture on her social media account alongside her long-term partner Garry Kissick.
NITV Staff Writer

23 Nov 2021 - 9:06 PM  UPDATED 23 Nov 2021 - 9:06 PM

World number 1 Ash Barty has continued to shine in 2021 with an engagement to partner Garry Kissick the latest milestone in a memorable year.

The Ngarigo woman took to Instagram to announce the news, showing off a sparkling rock with the tagline 'future husband'.

Barty and Kissick have been together since 2017.

The news follows a massive year for the 25-year-old in which she won her second grand slam, eclipsing Wimbledon on the 50th anniversary of her idol Evonne Goolagong-Cawley's famous win.

She also took home Olympic bronze from Tokyo.

Barty finished the season as World Number 1 for the third successive time.

Ash Barty joins elite group after third year as No.1
The Ngarigo woman finishes the 2021 season as world no.1 in a historic year where she claimed her second grand slam title.