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Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning French Open and first grand slam title

Ashleigh Barty says ‘the stars aligned’ for her to claim her maiden grand slam title and to become the first Australian woman to win the French Open in 46 years. Eighth seed Barty, 23, who returned to tennis in 2016 after an 18-month sabbatical where she played cricket in Brisbane, beat Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1 6-3 on Philippe Chatrier. She joins 1969, 1970 and 1973 champion Margaret Court and 1971 winner Evonne Goolagong-Cawley on the list of Australian women who have lifted the singles trophy at Roland Garros in the professional era. 
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    Aussie aussie aussie oi oi oi

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    Hong Lor Chhong

    Show your trophy 🏆 to the French people and bring that trophy 🏆 home 🏡. 😀😀😀

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    Lovely smile sweetheart … god bless, all the best for Wimby '19. 🏆🏆

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    Congratulations Ash! Been watching you play for the last several years, I knew you would make it big. WINNER!!

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    French Open final: Ashleigh Barty beats Markéta Vondroušová – as it happened ► https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2019/jun/08/french-open-2019-womens-final-ashleigh-barty-v-marketa-vondrousova-live

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    Hasn't she won a GS doubles title? First singles GS title.

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    Emily Rose Watson

    I hope shes gonna be no 1 she really deserves it 👌👏💓

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