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This is a list with all the WTA Awards given by the Women's Tennis Association to players for achievements during the season or their career.

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Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
1977 Virginia Wade   United Kingdom
1978 Martina Navratilova   United States
1979 Martina Navratilova (2)   United States
1980 Tracy Austin   United States
1981 Chris Evert-Lloyd   United States
1982 Martina Navratilova (3)   United States [1]
1983 Martina Navratilova (4)   United States
1984 Martina Navratilova (5)   United States
1985 Martina Navratilova (6)   United States
1986 Martina Navratilova (7)   United States
1987 Steffi Graf   West Germany
1988 Steffi Graf (2)   West Germany
1989 Steffi Graf (3)   West Germany
1990 Steffi Graf (4)   Germany
1991 Monica Seles   Yugoslavia
1992 Monica Seles (2)   Yugoslavia
1993 Steffi Graf (5)   Germany
1994 Steffi Graf (6)   Germany
1995 Steffi Graf (7)   Germany
1996 Steffi Graf (8)   Germany
1997 Martina Hingis    Switzerland
1998 Lindsay Davenport   United States
1999 Lindsay Davenport (2)   United States
2000 Venus Williams   United States
2001 Jennifer Capriati   United States
2002 Serena Williams   United States
2003 Justine Henin   Belgium
2004 Maria Sharapova   Russia
2005 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2006 Amélie Mauresmo   France
2007 Justine Henin (2)   Belgium
2008 Serena Williams (2)   United States
2009 Serena Williams (3)   United States
2010 Kim Clijsters (2)   Belgium
2011 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic
2012 Serena Williams (4)   United States
2013 Serena Williams (5)   United States
2014 Serena Williams (6)   United States
2015 Serena Williams (7)   United States
2016 Angelique Kerber   Germany
2017 Garbiñe Muguruza   Spain
2018 Simona Halep   Romania

Doubles Team of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
1977 Martina Navratilova
Betty Stöve
  United States
  Netherlands
1978 Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
  United States
  United States
1979 Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova (2)
  United States
  United States
1980 Kathy Jordan
Anne Smith
  United States
  United States
1981 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
  United States
  United States
1982 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (2)
  United States
  United States
1983 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (3)
  United States
  United States
1984 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (4)
  United States
  United States
1985 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (5)
  United States
  United States
1986 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (6)
  United States
  United States
1987 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (7)
  United States
  United States
1988 Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver (8)
  United States
  United States
1989 Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
  Czechoslovakia
  Czechoslovakia
1990 Jana Novotná
Helena Suková (2)
  Czechoslovakia
  Czechoslovakia
1991 Gigi Fernández
Jana Novotná
  United States
  Czechoslovakia
1992 Larisa Neiland
Natasha Zvereva
  Latvia
  Belarus
1993 Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva
  United States
  Belarus
1994 Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva (2)
  United States
  Belarus
1995 Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva (3)
  United States
  Belarus
1996 Jana Novotná
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Czech Republic
  Spain
1997 Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva (4)
  United States
  Belarus
1998 Martina Hingis
Jana Novotná
   Switzerland
  Czech Republic
1999 Martina Hingis
Anna Kournikova
   Switzerland
  Russia
2000 Serena Williams
Venus Williams
  United States
  United States
2001 Lisa Raymond
Rennae Stubbs
  United States
  Australia
2002 Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez
  Spain
  Argentina
2003 Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez (2)
  Spain
  Argentina
2004 Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez (3)
  Spain
  Argentina
2005 Lisa Raymond
Samantha Stosur
  United States
  Australia
2006 Lisa Raymond
Samantha Stosur (2)
  United States
  Australia
2007 Cara Black
Liezel Huber
  Zimbabwe
  United States
2008 Cara Black
Liezel Huber (2)
  Zimbabwe
  United States
2009 Serena Williams
Venus Williams (2)
  United States
  United States
2010 Gisela Dulko
Flavia Pennetta
  Argentina
  Italy
2011 Květa Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
  Czech Republic
  Slovenia
2012 Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci
  Italy
  Italy
2013 Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci (2)
  Italy
  Italy
2014 Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci (3)
  Italy
  Italy
2015 Martina Hingis
Sania Mirza
   Switzerland
  India
2016 Caroline Garcia
Kristina Mladenovic
  France
  France
2017 Martina Hingis
Chan Yung-jan
   Switzerland
  Chinese Taipei
2018 Barbora Krejčíková
Kateřina Siniaková
  Czech Republic
  Czech Republic

Most Improved PlayerEdit

Year Player Nationality
1977 Wendy Turnbull   Australia
1978 Virginia Ruzici   Romania
1979 Sylvia Hanika   West Germany
1980 Hana Mandlíková   Czechoslovakia [2]
1981 Barbara Potter   United States
1982 Sabina Simmonds   Italy
1983 Andrea Temesvári   Hungary
1984 Kathy Jordan   United States
1985 Helena Suková   Czechoslovakia
1986 Steffi Graf   West Germany
1987 Lori McNeil   United States
1988 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Spain
1989 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (2)   Spain
1990 Monica Seles   Yugoslavia [3]
1991 Gabriela Sabatini   Argentina
1992 Kimiko Date   Japan
1993 Magdalena Maleeva   Bulgaria
1994 Mary Pierce   France
1995 Chanda Rubin   United States
1996 Martina Hingis    Switzerland
1997 Amanda Coetzer   South Africa
1998 Patty Schnyder    Switzerland
1999 Serena Williams   United States
2000 Elena Dementieva   Russia
2001 Justine Henin   Belgium
2002 Daniela Hantuchová   Slovakia
2003 Nadia Petrova   Russia
2004 Maria Sharapova   Russia
2005 Ana Ivanovic   Serbia and Montenegro
2006 Jelena Janković   Serbia
2007 Ana Ivanovic (2)   Serbia
2008 Dinara Safina   Russia
2009 Yanina Wickmayer   Belgium
2010 Francesca Schiavone   Italy
2011 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic
2012 Sara Errani   Italy
2013 Simona Halep   Romania
2014 Eugenie Bouchard   Canada
2015 Timea Bacsinszky    Switzerland
2016 Johanna Konta   United Kingdom
2017 Jeļena Ostapenko   Latvia
2018 Kiki Bertens   Netherlands

Newcomer of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
1977 Tracy Austin   United States
1978 Pam Shriver   United States
1979 Kathy Jordan   United States
1980 Andrea Jaeger   United States
1981 Kathy Rinaldi   United States
1982 Zina Garrison   United States
1983 Carling Bassett-Seguso   Canada
1984 Manuela Maleeva Fragniere   Bulgaria[4]
1985 Gabriela Sabatini   Argentina
1986 Stephanie Rehe   United States
1987 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Spain
1988 Natalia Zvereva   Soviet Union
1989 Conchita Martínez   Spain
1990 Jennifer Capriati   United States
1991 Andrea Strnadová   Czechoslovakia
1992 Debbie Graham   United States
1993 Iva Majoli   Croatia
1994 Irina Spîrlea   Romania
1995 Martina Hingis    Switzerland
1996 Anna Kournikova   Russia
1997 Venus Williams   United States
1998 Serena Williams   United States
1999 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2000 Dája Bedáňová   Czech Republic
2001 Daniela Hantuchová   Slovakia
2002 Svetlana Kuznetsova   Russia
2003 Maria Sharapova   Russia
2004 Tatiana Golovin   France
2005 Sania Mirza   India
2006 Agnieszka Radwańska   Poland
2007 Ágnes Szávay   Hungary
2008 Caroline Wozniacki   Denmark
2009 Melanie Oudin   United States
2010 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic
2011 Irina-Camelia Begu   Romania
2012 Laura Robson   United Kingdom
2013 Eugenie Bouchard   Canada
2014 Belinda Bencic    Switzerland
2015 Daria Gavrilova   Russia[5]
2016 Naomi Osaka   Japan
2017 Catherine Bellis   United States
2018 Aryna Sabalenka   Belarus

Comeback Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
1987 Bettina Bunge   West Germany
1988 Pascale Paradis   France
1989 Kathy Rinaldi   United States
1990 Elizabeth Smylie   Australia
1991 Stephanie Rehe   United States
1992 Jenny Byrne   Australia
1993 Elizabeth Smylie (2)   Australia
1994 Meredith McGrath   United States
1995 Monica Seles   United States [3]
1996 Jennifer Capriati   United States
1997 Mary Pierce   France
1998 Monica Seles (2)   United States
1999 Sabine Appelmans   Belgium
2000 Iva Majoli   Croatia
2001 Barbara Schwartz   Austria
2002 Corina Morariu   United States
2003 Amélie Mauresmo   France
2004 Serena Williams   United States
2005 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2006 Martina Hingis    Switzerland
2007 Lindsay Davenport   United States
2008 Zheng Jie   China
2009 Kim Clijsters (2)   Belgium
2010 Justine Henin   Belgium
2011 Sabine Lisicki   Germany
2012 Yaroslava Shvedova   Kazakhstan[6]
2013 Alisa Kleybanova   Russia
2014 Mirjana Lučić-Baroni   Croatia
2015 Venus Williams   United States
2016 Dominika Cibulková   Slovakia
2017 Sloane Stephens   United States
2018 Serena Williams (2)   United States

Diamond AcesEdit

This award is named for the late WTA trailblazer Jerry Diamond and is awarded to the player who gives endlessly to promote the game of tennis on and off the court.

Year Player Nationality
1995 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Spain
1996 Gabriela Sabatini   Argentina
1997 Amanda Coetzer   South Africa
1998 Lindsay Davenport   United States
1999 Lindsay Davenport (2)   United States
2000 Martina Hingis    Switzerland
2001 Martina Hingis (2)    Switzerland
2002
Not awarded
2003
2004 Anastasia Myskina   Russia
2005 Anastasia Myskina (2)   Russia
2006 Svetlana Kuznetsova   Russia
2007 Jelena Janković   Serbia
2008 Ana Ivanovic   Serbia
2009 Elena Dementieva   Russia
2010 Samantha Stosur   Australia
2011 Caroline Wozniacki   Denmark
2012 Victoria Azarenka   Belarus
2013 Victoria Azarenka (2)   Belarus
2014 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic
2015 Caroline Wozniacki (2)   Denmark
2016 Simona Halep   Romania
2017 Angelique Kerber   Germany
2018 Elina Svitolina   Ukraine

Peachy Kellmeyer Player ServiceEdit

Award named for Peachy Kellmeyer, former player and the first tour director of the fledgling Virginia Slims circuit (precursor of WTA Tour).

Year Player Nationality
1985 Chris Evert   United States
1986 Marcella Mesker   Netherlands
1987 Chris Evert (2)   United States
1988 Candy Reynolds   United States
1989 Mercedes Paz   Argentina
1990 Wendy Turnbull   Australia
1991 Kathy Jordan   United States
1992 Elise Burgin   United States
1993 Pam Shriver   United States
1994 Marianne Werdel   United States
1995 Marianne Werdel (2)   United States
1996 Katrina Adams   United States
1997 Katrina Adams (2)   United States
1998 Joannette Kruger   South Africa
1999 Nicole Pratt   Australia
2000 Nicole Pratt (2)   Australia
2001 Nicole Pratt (3)   Australia
2002
Not Awarded
2003 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2004 Nicole Pratt (4)   Australia
2005 Liezel Huber   United States
2006 Kim Clijsters (2)   Belgium
2007 Liezel Huber (2)   United States
2008 Liezel Huber (3)   United States
2009 Liezel Huber (4)   United States
2010 Kim Clijsters (3)   Belgium
2011 Francesca Schiavone   Italy
2012 Venus Williams   United States
2013 Venus Williams (2)   United States
2014 Lucie Šafářová   Czech Republic
2015 Lucie Šafářová (2)   Czech Republic
2016 Lucie Šafářová (3)   Czech Republic
2017 Lucie Šafářová (4)   Czech Republic
2018 Bethanie Mattek-Sands   United States

Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship AwardEdit

Award named for Karen Krantzcke, an Australian player who died of a heart attack whilst jogging, aged 31, on 11 April 1977. Currently this award and only one other award, the Peachy Kellmeyer Player Service, are uniquely given after a vote by fellow players.

Year Player Nationality
1978 Evonne Goolagong   Australia
1979 Chris Evert   United States
1980 Evonne Goolagong (2)   Australia
1981 Diane Desfor   United States
1982 Nancy Yeargin   United States
1983 Sharon Walsh-Pete   United States
1984 Marcella Mesker   Netherlands
1985 Peanut Louie-Harper   United States
1986 Peanut Louie-Harper (2)   United States
1987 Anne Minter   Australia
1988 Svetlana Parkhomenko   Soviet Union
1989 Gretchen Magers   United States
1990 Mercedes Paz   Argentina
1991 Judith Wiesner   Austria
1992 Jill Hetherington   Canada
1993 Nicole Arendt   United States
1994 Kimberly Po   United States
1995 Amanda Coetzer   South Africa
1996 Yayuk Basuki   Indonesia
1997 Amanda Coetzer (2)   South Africa
1998 Yayuk Basuki (2)   Indonesia
1999 Ai Sugiyama   Japan
2000 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2001 Kim Clijsters (2)   Belgium
2002 Kim Clijsters (3)   Belgium
2003 Kim Clijsters (4)   Belgium
2004 Lindsay Davenport   United States
2005 Kim Clijsters (5)   Belgium
2006 Kim Clijsters (6)   Belgium
2007 Ana Ivanovic   Serbia
2008 Elena Dementieva   Russia
2009 Kim Clijsters (7)   Belgium
2010 Elena Dementieva (2)   Russia
2011 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic
2012 Kim Clijsters (8)   Belgium
2013 Petra Kvitová (2)   Czech Republic
2014 Petra Kvitová (3)   Czech Republic
2015 Petra Kvitová (4)   Czech Republic
2016 Petra Kvitová (5)   Czech Republic
2017 Petra Kvitová (6)   Czech Republic
2018 Petra Kvitová (7)   Czech Republic

Georgina Clark Mother AwardEdit

WTA Coach of the Year AwardEdit

Year Coach Nationality Tutelage
2018 Sascha Bajin   Germany   Naomi Osaka

Fan Favorite AwardsEdit

Fan Favorite Singles Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
2009 Elena Dementieva   Russia
2010 Maria Sharapova   Russia
2011 Agnieszka Radwańska   Poland
2012 Agnieszka Radwańska (2)   Poland
2013 Agnieszka Radwańska (3)   Poland
2014 Agnieszka Radwańska (4)   Poland
2015 Agnieszka Radwańska (5)   Poland
2016 Agnieszka Radwańska (6)   Poland
2017 Simona Halep   Romania
2018 Simona Halep (2)   Romania

Most Popular Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality Ref.
2012 Victoria Azarenka   Belarus [1]
2013 Serena Williams   United States [2]
2014 Simona Halep   Romania [3]
2015 Simona Halep (2)   Romania [4]
2016 Angelique Kerber   Germany [5]

Fan Favorite Doubles Team of the YearEdit

Year Players
2009
  Serena Williams &   Venus Williams
2010
  Serena Williams &   Venus Williams (2)
2011
  Maria Kirilenko &   Victoria Azarenka
2012
  Serena Williams &   Venus Williams (3)
2013
  Ekaterina Makarova &   Elena Vesnina
2014
  Sara Errani &   Roberta Vinci[7]

Fan Favorite Breakthrough PlayerEdit

Year Player Nationality
2011 Petra Kvitová   Czech Republic

Humanitarian of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality
2005 Liezel Huber   United States
2006 Kim Clijsters   Belgium
2007 Liezel Huber (2)   United States
2008 Ana Ivanovic   Serbia
2009
?
2010 Maria Sharapova   Russia

Fan Favorite Shot of the YearEdit

Year Player Nationality Tournament Video
2013 Agnieszka Radwańska   Poland   Miami QF [6]
2014 Agnieszka Radwańska (2)   Poland   Montreal SF [7]
2015 Agnieszka Radwańska (3)   Poland   Singapore F [8]
2016 Agnieszka Radwańska (4)   Poland   Indian Wells 3R [9]
2017 Agnieszka Radwańska (5)   Poland   Wuhan 2R [10]
2018 Simona Halep   Romania   Miami 3R [11]

Fan favorite WTA match of the yearEdit

Year Match Tournament Result Video
2013   Maria Sharapova (W) vs.   Victoria Azarenka   French Open SF 6–1, 2–6, 6–4 [12]
2014   Serena Williams (W) vs.   Caroline Wozniacki   WTA Finals SF 2–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6) [13]
2015   Agnieszka Radwańska (W) vs.   Garbiñe Muguruza   WTA Finals SF 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 7–5 [14]
2016   Petra Kvitová (W) vs.   Angelique Kerber   Wuhan Open 3R 6–7(10–12), 7–5, 6–4 [15]
2017   Caroline Garcia (W) vs.   Elina Svitolina   China Open QF 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 7–6(8–6) [16]
2018   Simona Halep (W) vs.   Sloane Stephens   Canadian Open F 7–6(8–6), 3–6, 6–4 [17]

Fan favorite Grand Slam match of the yearEdit

Year Match Tournament Result Video
2014   Maria Sharapova (W) vs.   Simona Halep   French Open F 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–4 [18]
2015   Victoria Azarenka (W) vs.   Angelique Kerber   US Open R32 7–5, 2–6, 6–4 [19]
2016   Dominika Cibulková (W) vs.   Agnieszka Radwańska   Wimbledon R16 6–3, 5–7, 9–7 [20]
2017   Maria Sharapova (W) vs.   Simona Halep   US Open R128 6–4, 4–6, 6–3 [21]
2018   Simona Halep (W) vs.   Angelique Kerber   Australian Open SF 6–3, 4–6, 9–7 [22]

Other awards, winners and nominees (runner-ups)Edit

PlayersEdit

TournamentsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Martina Navratilova, originally from Czechoslovakia, became a U. S. citizen in 1981.
  2. ^ Hana Mandlíková became an Australian citizen in 1988
  3. ^ a b Monica Seles, originally from Yugoslavia, became a U. S. citizen in 1994.
  4. ^ Manuela Maleeva became a Swiss citizen in 1990.
  5. ^ Daria Gavrilova, originally from Russia, who became an Australian citizen in December 2015.
  6. ^ Yaroslava Shvedova, originally from Russia, became a Kazakh citizen in 2008.
  7. ^ "WTA Fan Favorite Awards: The Winners". wtatennis.com. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.

ReferencesEdit