Ashleigh Barty

Barty in 2017, photo by katatonia82/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: 24 April, 1996

Ethnicity: Ngarigo Aboriginal Australian, English, possibly other

Ashleigh Barty is an Australian professional tennis player and cricketer.

She was born to an English-Australian mother and a father of Ngarigo Aboriginal heritage. Her paternal great-grandmother was Ngarigo.

Ashley is a National Indigenous Tennis Ambassador for Tennis Australia.

Source: https://www.smh.com.au

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1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Aussie media have stretched too much her Indigenous ancestry.

    It’s odd because it’s supposed to come from her father’s side, but he looks white (unless it’s her stepfather). I guess she is no more than 1/16 Aboriginal or so.

    http://prod.static9.net.au/fs/cf9f29e2-20d2-43f4-be6f-325662d282b1

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