Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Ashleigh Barty hated her first trip to Paris but 10 years later, after one of the more remarkable tennis journeys, she woke up in the French capital Sunday as queen of Roland Garros. It was in Paris that a 13-year-old Barty got her first taste of life on the road when she joined a group of fellow Australian junior hopefuls competing at an international event.With coach Craig Tyzzer encouraging her to play the intuitive sort of tennis that helped her win junior Wimbledon as a 15-year-old in 2011, Barty has blossomed into one of the most watchable players on Tour.
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