Ashleigh Barty to reignite tennis career after spell in pro cricket

    In 2013 aged 16, Barty became the youngest Australian Federation Cup player since Jelena Dokic in 1998

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    • Won junior Wimbledon as a 15-year-old in 2011
    • Made three Grand Slam doubles finals in 2013
    • Represented Australia in Fed Cup in 2013
    • Played professional cricket for Brisbane Heat

    (CNN)She won junior Wimbledon and seemed set for a career in the pro ranks but quit tennis because of the demands of the sport.

    Now, after a stint in professional cricket back home in Australia, Ashleigh Barty is ready to give her first love another chance. And she is calling her reboot "Tennis 2.0."
      Barty won the Wimbledon girls title as a 15-year-old in 2011 and reached the doubles finals of the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open alongside Casey Dellacqua in 2013.
      The same year she reached a career-high ranking of 129 in the world, represented her country in the Fed Cup and was seen as a future Australian No.1.
      Barty owns a 3-1 win-loss record in the Fed Cup