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Her own history: Ashley Narker becomes the world's first deaf tennis player to win the title | Israel Hayom

2023-12-10T14:38:33.753Z

Highlights: Ashley Narker is the first deaf tennis player ever to win the title. The 18-year-old Australian, ranked 1083rd in the world, has become her country's youth champion. She has only competed in two senior tournaments so far. The world's No. 1 tennis player, Ashleigh Barty (retired), broke through at the same tournament in 2011. The final was won by Lily Taylor 3-6,3-6 in the final, and registered her first title of the tournament.


The 18-year-old Australian, ranked 1083rd in the world, has become her country's youth champion • She has only competed in two senior tournaments so far


This is one of the small but exciting stories of the sports world, where we learn again and again that nothing stands in the way of desire, this time the teacher is an 18-year-old girl from Australia, a young champion who made history in the sport.

Meet tennis player Ashley Narker, who became the Australian junior champion after beating her opponent Lily Taylor 3-6, 3-6 in the final, and registered her first title of the tournament from which until recently the world's No. 1 tennis player, Ashleigh Barty (retired), broke through.

And what is so special about this achievement? Well, the lovable Narker (1083rd in the world) is the first deaf tennis player ever to win the title. Although she is just starting out on the senior tour, where she has participated in only two tournaments so far, her starting point is unique.

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