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Top class Iga Swiatek named WTA player of the year | Tennis news

Number one in the world Iga Swiatek was crowned WTA Player of the Year for the first time in her career, while Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova were named Doubles Team of the Year, the women’s game’s governing body said Monday.
Poland’s Swiatek posted a stellar streak of 37 winning matches, winning the French and US Open as well as titles in Doha, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart, Rome and San Diego.
The Newcomer of the Year 2020 had a fantastic 2022 as she won a total of 67 games and topped the list of finals reached and trophies won.

Krejcikova and world number one doubles Siniakova took team honors for the second season in a row by winning titles at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
Jessica Pegula‘s mentor David Witt was also recognized for his success, as he was voted Coach of the Year by peers after leading her to number three in the rankings.
Pegula reached the first WTA 1000 final of her career at the Madrid Open and won the Guadalajara Open in addition to reaching the quarterfinals at three of the four Grand Slams.
Tunisia Our Jabour won the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award while representing China Zheng Qinwen was named Newcomer of the Year after climbing more than 100 places this year to reach a career high of 25.
Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia was named the Most Improved Player of the Year after breaking into the top 20.
Germany Tatiana Maria was named Comeback Player of the Year after reaching her first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon after missing three majors the previous year due to the birth of her second daughter.

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