After winning the medal, Barty, the world’s first female athlete, was thrilled to have presented her country with an Olympic medal.
However, the former Wimbledon champion also indicated that she understands the feeling of the fans in Serbia.
– Obviously, this is very difficult for Serbia. For me and John, this is a dream come true. The fact that we contributed to the medal count for Australia is amazing. We took advantage of our stay in Tokyo, we enjoyed every moment. You can see the direct feelings of the athletes here, Barty said, it is clear that this is the culmination of the sport and many other things.
Her double partner John Pearce was also pleased with the medal.
– One of our goals was to get Australia a medal, and that’s a big thing for us, said Pierce.
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