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Winning a Grand Slam is the ultimate goal for most tennis players, but Ash Barty says there is no greater honor than representing your country and the world No. 1 sees the Olympic Games as the pinnacle of sports.

Barty, the 2019 French Open champion, cannot wait to pull on Australia’s green and gold when the Tokyo Games begin in July after the event was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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