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WTA Awards

The WTA Awards are selected by ballot by either the media (indicated by M next to the award), the players (P), the WTA (WTA) or tournaments (T) or online by fans (F).

PLAYER OF THE YEAR (M)
1977 Virginia Wade 1996 Steffi Graf
1978 Martina Navratilova 1997 Martina Hingis
1979 Martina Navratilova 1998 Lindsay Davenport
1980 Tracy Austin 1999 Lindsay Davenport
1981 Chris Evert 2000 Venus Williams
1982 Martina Navratilova 2001 Jennifer Capriati
1983 Martina Navratilova 2002 Serena Williams
1984 Martina Navratilova 2003 Justine Henin
1985 Martina Navratilova 2004 Maria Sharapova
1986 Martina Navratilova 2005 Kim Clijsters
1987 Steffi Graf 2006 Amélie Mauresmo
1988 Steffi Graf 2007 Justine Henin
1989 Steffi Graf 2008 Serena Williams
1990 Steffi Graf 2009 Serena Williams
1991 Monica Seles 2010 Kim Clijsters
1992 Monica Seles 2011 Petra Kvitova
1993 Steffi Graf 2012 Serena Williams
1994 Steffi Graf 2013 Serena Williams
1995 Steffi Graf  

DOUBLES TEAM OF THE YEAR (M)
1977 Navratilova/Stove 1996 Novotna/Sánchez-Vicario
1978 King/Navratilova 1997 Fernández/Zvereva
1979 King/Navratilova 1998 Hingis/Novotna
1980 Jordan/Smith 1999 Hingis/Kournikova
1981 Navratilova/Shriver 2000 Williams/Williams
1982 Navratilova/Shriver 2001 Raymond/Stubbs
1983 Navratilova/Shriver 2002 Ruano Pascual/Suárez
1984 Navratilova/Shriver 2003 Ruano Pascual/Suárez
1985 Navratilova/Shriver 2004 Ruano Pascual/Suárez
1986 Navratilova/Shriver 2005 Raymond/Stosur
1987 Navratilova/Shriver 2006 Raymond/Stosur
1988 Navratilova/Shriver 2007 Black/Huber
1989 Novotna/Sukova 2008 Black/Huber
1990 Novotna/Sukova 2009 Williams/Williams
1991 Fernández/Novotna 2010 Dulko/Pennetta
1992 Neiland/Zvereva 2011 Peschke/Srebotnik
1993 Fernández/Zvereva 2012 Errani/Vinci
1994 Fernández/Zvereva 2013 Errani/Vinci
1995 Fernández/Zvereva  

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER (M)
1977 Wendy Turnbull 1996 Martina Hingis
1978 Virginia Ruzici 1997 Amanda Coetzer
1979 Sylvia Hanika 1998 Patty Schnyder
1980 Hana Mandlikova 1999 Serena Williams
1981 Barbara Potter 2000 Elena Dementieva
1982 Sabina Simmonds 2001 Justine Henin
1983 Andrea Temesvari 2002 Daniela Hantuchova
1984 Kathy Jordan 2003 Nadia Petrova
1985 Helena Sukova 2004 Maria Sharapova
1986 Steffi Graf 2005 Ana Ivanovic
1987 Lori McNeil 2006 Jelena Jankovic
1988 Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 2007 Ana Ivanovic
1989 Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 2008 Dinara Safina
1990 Monica Seles 2009 Yanina Wickmayer
1991 Gabriela Sabatini 2010 Francesca Schiavone
1992 Kimiko Date-Krumm 2011 Petra Kvitova
1993 Magdalena Maleeva 2012 Sara Errani
1994 Mary Pierce 2013 Simona Halep
1995 Chanda Rubin  

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR (M)
1977 Tracy Austin 1996 Anna Kournikova
1978 Pam Shriver 1997 Venus Williams
1979 Kathy Jordan 1998 Serena Williams
1980 Andrea Jaeger 1999 Kim Clijsters
1981 Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel 2000 Daja Bedanova
1982 Zina Garrison 2001 Daniela Hantuchova
1983 Carling Bassett-Seguso 2002 Svetlana Kuznetsova
1984 Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière 2003 Maria Sharapova
1985 Gabriela Sabatini 2004 Tatiana Golovin
1986 Stephanie Rehe 2005 Sania Mirza
1987 Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 2006 Agnieszka Radwanska
1988 Natasha Zvereva 2007 Agnes Szavay
1989 Conchita Martínez 2008 Caroline Wozniacki
1990 Jennifer Capriati 2009 Melanie Oudin
1991 Andrea Strnadova 2010 Petra Kvitova
1992 Debbie Graham 2011 Irina-Camelia Begu
1993 Iva Majoli 2012 Laura Robson
1994 Irina Spirlea 2013 Eugenie Bouchard
1995 Martina Hingis  

PEACHY KELLMEYER PLAYER SERVICE (P)
1977 Jim Bainbridge 1995 Marianne Werdel Witmeyer
1978 Trish Faulkner 1996 Katrina Adams
1979 Edy McGoldrick 1997 Katrina Adams
1980 Diana Desfor 1998 Joannette Kruger
1981 Barbara Jordan 1999 Nicole Pratt
1982 Diane Desfor 2000 Nicole Pratt
1983 Lele Forood 2001 Nicole Pratt
1984 Kim Shaefer 2002 Not Held
1985 Chris Evert 2003 Kim Clijsters
1986 Marcella Mesker 2004 Nicole Pratt
1987 Chris Evert 2005 Liezel Huber
1988 Candy Reynolds 2006 Kim Clijsters
1989 Mercedes Paz 2007 Liezel Huber
1990 Wendy Turnbull 2008 Liezel Huber
1991 Kathy Jordan 2009 Liezel Huber
1992 Elise Bergin 2010 Kim Clijsters
1993 Pam Shriver 2011 Francesca Schiavone
1994 Marianne Werdel Witmeyer 2012 Venus Williams

KAREN KRANTZCKE SPORTSMANSHIP (P)
1978 Evonne Goolagong 1996 Yayuk Basuki
1979 Chris Evert 1997 Amanda Coetzer
1980 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley 1998 Yayuk Basuki
1981 Diane Esfor 1999 Ai Sugiyama
1982 Nancy Yeargin 2000 Kim Clijsters
1983 Sharon Walsh-Pete 2001 Kim Clijsters
1984 Marcella Mesker 2002 Kim Clijsters
1985 Peanut Louie-Harper 2003 Kim Clijsters
1986 Peanut Louie-Harper 2004 Lindsay Davenport
1987 Anne Minter 2005 Kim Clijsters
1988 Svetlana Parkhomenko 2006 Kim Clijsters
1989 Gretchen Magers 2007 Ana Ivanovic
1990 Mercedes Paz 2008 Elena Dementieva
1991 Judith Wiesner 2009 Kim Clijsters
1992 Jill Hetherington 2010 Elena Dementieva
1993 Nicole Arendt 2011 Petra Kvitova
1994 Kimberly Po 2012 Kim Clijsters
1995 Amanda Coetzer

COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR (M)
1987 Bettina Bunge 2001 Barbara Schwartz
1988 Pascale Paradis 2002 Corina Morariu
1989 Kathy Rinaldi 2003 Amélie Mauresmo
1990 Elizabeth Smylie 2004 Serena Williams
1991 Stephanie Rehe 2005 Kim Clijsters
1992 Jenny Byrne 2006 Martina Hingis
1993 Elizabeth Smylie 2007 Lindsay Davenport
1994 Meredith McGrath 2008 Zheng Jie
1995 Monica Seles 2009 Kim Clijsters
1996 Jennifer Capriati 2010 Justine Henin
1997 Mary Pierce 2011 Sabine Lisicki
1998 Monica Seles 2012 Yaroslava Shvedova
1999 Sabine Appelmans 2013 Alisa Kleybanova
2000 Iva Majoli  

DIAMOND ACES (WTA/T)*
1995 Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 2005 Anastasia Myskina
1996 Gabriela Sabatini 2006 Svetlana Kuznetsova
1997 Amanda Coetzer 2007 Jelena Jankovic
1998 Lindsay Davenport 2008 Ana Ivanovic
1999 Lindsay Davenport 2009 Elena Dementieva
2000 Martina Hingis 2010 Samantha Stosur
2001 Martina Hingis 2011 Caroline Wozniacki
2002-03 Not Held 2012 Victoria Azarenka
2004 Anastasia Myskina 2013 Victoria Azarenka
Diamond Aces 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.

FAN FAVORITE SINGLES PLAYER OF THE YEAR (F)
2009 Elena Dementieva 2012 Agnieszka Radwanska
2010 Maria Sharapova 2013 Agnieszka Radwanska
2011 Agnieszka Radwanska  

FAN FAVORITE DOUBLES TEAM OF THE YEAR (F)
2009 Williams/Williams 2012 Williams/Williams
2010 Williams/Williams 2013 Makarova/Vesnina
2011 Azarenka/Kirilenko  

FAN FAVORITE TWITTER (F)
2012 Caroline Wozniacki 2013 Maria Sharapova

FAN FAVORITE FACEBOOK (F)
2012 Agnieszka Radwanska 2013 Maria Sharapova

FAN FAVORITE VIDEO (F)
2012 Agnieszka Radwanska & The Bee 2013 40 LOVE Story: Episode 10

FAN FAVORITE WTA LIVE SHOW (F)
2013 Cincinnati  

FAN FAVORITE SHOT OF THE YEAR (F)
2013 Agnieszka Radwanska in Miami QFs  

FAN FAVORITE MATCH OF THE YEAR (F)
2013 Sharapova vs. Azarenka in French Open SFs  

TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR/PREMIER (P)
1995 - The Lipton Championships
Miami, FL, USA
2004 - NASDAQ-100 Open
Miami, FL, USA
1996 - Toshiba Tennis Classic
San Diego, CA, USA
2005 - Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, CA, USA
1997 - State Farm Evert Cup
Indian Wells, CA, USA
2006 - Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, CA, USA
1998 - du Maurier Open
Montreal, CAN
2007 - Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, GER
1999 - du Maurier Open
Toronto, CAN
2008 - Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, GER
2000 - du Maurier Open
Montreal, CAN
2009 - BNP Paribas Open
Indian Wells, CA, USA
2001 - Dubai Duty Free Women's Open
Dubai, UAE
2010 - Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, GER
2002 - Dubai Duty Free Women's Open
Dubai, UAE
2011 - Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, GER
2003 - Kremlin Cup
Moscow, RUS
2012 - Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, GER

TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR/INTERNATIONAL (P)
1995 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
2004 - Tie: Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN;
Abierto Mexicano Pegaso
Acapulco, MEX
1996 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
2005 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
1997 - Bell Challenge
Quebec City, CAN
2006 - Abierto Mexicano TELCEL
Acapulco, MEX
1998 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
2007 - Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic
Bali, INA
1999 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
2008 - Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic
Bali, INA
2000 - Bell Challenge
Québec City, CAN
2009 - Abierto Mexicano TELCEL
Acapulco, MEX
2001 - Abierto Mexicano Pegaso
Acapulco, MEX
2010 - PTT Pattaya Open
Pattaya City, THA
2002 - Abierto Mexicano Pegaso
Acapulco, MEX
2011 - Abierto Mexicano TELCEL
Acapulco, MEX
2003 - Uncle Tobys Hardcourts
Gold Coast, AUS
2012 - Sony Swedish Open
Bastad, Sweden


 
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