Ashleigh is a rising star in the international tennis world. At 13 years of age, she won two International Tennis Federation (ITF) under-18 events in Ipswich, before completing an undefeated singles campaign for Australia at the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition in the Czech Republic in August, 2009.

Ashleigh was awarded Female Junior Athlete of the Year, at the Newcombe Medal awards in December, 2010. Ashleigh lists winning the 14′s and 16′s Nationals and an ITF Tournament back to back to back as her greatest achievements, so far.¬†Her ultimate goal is to play in the main draw at Wimbledon.¬†Ashleigh’s message to young Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders is:

“Always be positive and it doesn’t matter what people say. Be your own stereotype and do what you like.”