• AFP-Jiji


World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty confirmed she will compete at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday, headlining an 11-strong Australian tennis team for the Games that includes firebrand Nick Kyrgios.

Barty’s announcement comes just a day after four-time gold medalist Serena Williams revealed she would be skipping the games, which will also be without Spanish great Rafael Nadal.

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