Ash Barty has revealed she felt lost after winning her second Grand Slam title at Wimbledon.
The world No.1 has continued her brilliant season with a dominant victory in the final of the Cincinnati Masters to claim her fifth title of the year.
Barty demolished Switzerland‘s Jil Teichmann 6-3 6-1 to become the first Australian to win the tournament since her idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley did 48 years ago in 1973.
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Afterwards the Aussie superstar admitted she had been struggling with mental fatigue since her Wimbledon triumph, which explained her disappointing performance at the Tokyo Olympics.
Barty suffered a shock loss to Spain‘s Sara Sorribes Tormo in the first round at the Tokyo Olympics. She later won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles with John Peers.