Ash Barty used a roll of duct tape to create practice court as a child

Ash Barty explains how she became tennis world No.1 after her parents' home renovation uncovers a childhood sporting relic Barty shared a photo of her family home as her parents start renovating house She used duct tape to create the shape of a tennis net to practice on The world No.1 recently took out two titles at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

By Eliza Mcphee For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:07 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 03:08 BST, 5 May 2021

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Australian tennis champion Ash Barty has revealed the secret to her success on the court - and it all comes down to a roll of duct tape.

Barty shared a photo of her parents' renovations on her family home in Queensland with one brick wall seen covered in a strip of duct tape shaped into a net.

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The world No.1 revealed she stuck the tape to the wall to make her 'first ever tennis court' to practice on as a kid not knowing she'd soon be winning titles on courts all over the world.

Ash Barty has revealed her secret to success after using duct tape on a wall to practice her skills as a young child

Ash Barty has revealed her secret to success after using duct tape on a wall to practice her skills as a young child

Barty shared a photo to Twitter of her family home with leftover duct tape shaped in the form of a net still remaining

Barty shared a photo to Twitter of her family home with leftover duct tape shaped in the form of a net still remaining

'Mum and Dad rediscovering my first ever tennis court

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