Top-ranked Iga Swiatek named WTA Player of the Year | Tennis News

World number one Iga Swiatek was crowned WTA Player of the Year for the first time in their career, while Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova have been named doubles team of the year, the women’s football governing body announced on Monday.
Poland’s Swiatek rode a stunning 37-game winning streak and won the French and US Opens as well as titles in Doha, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart, Rome and San Diego.
The 2020 newcomer of the year had an exceptional year in 2022, as she won 67 matches in total and topped the list of finals reached and trophies won.

Krejcikova and world number one doubles Siniakova won the team honor for the second consecutive season after winning titles at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
Jessica PegulaDavid Witt’s mentor has also been recognized for his success, as he was voted Coach of the Year by his peers after guiding her to third 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 quarter-finals of three of the four Grand Slam tournaments.
Tunisia Ons Jabeur won the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award, while China Zheng Qinwen was named Newcomer of the Year after climbing more than 100 spots this year to a career high of 25.
Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil has been named Most Improved Player of the Year after breaking into the top 20.
germany Tajana Maria was named Returning Player of the Year after reaching her first Grand Slam semi-final at Wimbledon after missing three majors last year due to the birth of her second daughter.


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