“Number 1 is the perfect award”: Arina Sobolenko | video

Belarusian tennis player Arina Sobolenko there will be a new Number 1 in the WTA rankings behind US Open 2023 and it will eighth player in occupation andWorld No. 1 in both singles and doubles throughout his career, this is a milestone that allows Minsk to realize a childhood dream, and this “perfect reward” work this year.

Upon learning that she would lead the WTA rankings, Sobolenko told the media:

Reaching No. 1 in the WTA World Singles Rankings is something I have dreamed of since I started playing tennis as a child.

Sobolenko He stressed that this is a “wonderful reward” for his work in recent months.

2023 has been an incredible year for me and my team and is the perfect reward for all of our hard work. It’s an incredible feeling to join the impressive roster of other WTA players who have achieved this and I’m honored to be able to call myself number 1 in the world.

Belarusian will tennis player number 29 reach the first position in the WTA world rankings, but only eighth player to finish first in both singles and doubles during his career, also rising to the top of the doubles rankings in February 2021.

Considering this, Steve SimonPresident and CEO of the WTA, noted:

Arina’s rise to the top of our sport is an incredible achievement and I would like to congratulate her on becoming the new WTA World No. 1 in singles.

Sobolenkoconfirmed his ascension to the first line of the rating after losing to Iga Swiatek vs. Elena Ostapenko In NYC, will surpass Polish and put an end 75 consecutive weeks at number 1.

This year, Belarusian won three titles, latest Mutua Madrid Open Category WTA 1000, in addition to Adelaide International (WTA 500) and his first Grand Slam singles title. Australian Open.

In addition, he has reached two other WTA 1000 tournament finals this year. BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells) and WTA 500 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix (Stuttgart) and reached the semi-finals in both Roland Garros is similar to Wimbledon.

(according to information from Europe Press)

Source: Aristegui Noticias