According to the WTA official website, world No.4 Elina Svitolina won the nomination “the best tennis player of the month” in October 2018.
In particular, the Kharkivite outperformed the following world top tennis players: World No. 6 American Sloane Stephens, who was ranked fourth, World No. 3, Danish Caroline Wozniacki, ranked third and World No.11, Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, ranked second.
Notably, at the end of October, Svitolina sensationally won the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, equivalent to the World Tennis Championships, by defeating World No. 6 Sloane Stephens, USA, in the final, and in the group – Caroline Wozniacki.
The best tennis player of September was Aryna Sabalenka.
Also, last month, Elina Svitolina became Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine.
Text: Natalia Ivanova