Barty named Tennis Player of the Year at the WTA Awards


The WTA has announced winners in five nominations for the annual WTA Awards. Representatives of the international media took part in the voting.

Ashley Barty, who leads the international ranking, was recognized as the best tennis player of 2021. In the 2021 season, the Australian won Wimbledon and won the WTA tournaments in Melbourne, Miami, Stuttgart and Cincinnati. The winner of the Progress of the Year nomination was Barbora Krejcikova, who won Roland Garros in singles and doubles, as well as two WTA tournaments. Together with Katerina Siniakova, Krejcikovaalso won the Duet of the Year nomination. Together they won doubles at Roland Garros.

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The Rookie of the Year award went to Emma Radukanu, who sensationally won the US Open. Carla Suarez Navarro will receive the prize in the category “Return of the Year”. The Spanish woman returned to court after Hodgkin lymphoma and competed at the Tokyo Olympics. Want to know more about tennis news and don’t miss the important news? Subscribe to and receive the latest updates to your email.


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