Australian Barty, who won the title in 2019, has won five titles in the tour this year, including the second Grand Slam trophy of her career at Wimbledon, where she defeated the Czechs. Karolina Pliskova in the final.
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He also defended his title in Miami and won in Melbourne, Stuttgart and Cincinnati to reach his number one ranking at the end of the third year in a row.
The 19-year-old Radukanu entered the US Open as a qualifier to be ranked 150th in the world and finished as Britain’s first female Grand Slam champion for 44 years.
Check Barbora Krejcikova He took home the WTA award for the best player of the year after a stellar season in which he won the French Open singles crown.
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He also excelled in doubles with partner Katerina Siniakova, earning the pair the Couples Team of the Year award, which they also won in 2018.
Carla Suarez Navarro was named Comeback Player of the Year.
The 33-year-old announced in September 2020 that he was being treated for early stage Hodgkin lymphoma and months of chemotherapy and radiotherapy before returning to the French Open in June.