A heartbroken Ashleigh Barty may have lost her Australian Open semi-final to Sofia Kenin but she found support from an adorable supporter. The women's world number 1 brought her 11-week old niece, Olivia along with her for the press conference following the defeat. According to Barty, her little niece helped cheer her up and eased out the pain of defeat.
BITE: Ashleigh Barty, World number 1
'Her name is Olivia she's telling you that right now. But yeah I mean perspective is a beautiful thing. Life is a beautiful thing. She brought a smile on my face as soon as I came off the court. I get to give her a hug and it's all good.'