(Undated) -- The top-ranked female tennis player in the world is announcing her retirement from the sport. Ashleigh Barty posted on her social media Tuesday that she is stepping away from the court. The announcement comes just months after Barty won the Australian Open. The 25-year-old had sat atop the WTA rankings for 114 consecutive weeks before the news rocked the tennis world. The Australia native said "I have given absolutely everything I can to this beautiful sport."