Originally Posted by Lucemferre
Wow wasn't expecting this. It's a bit unfair to Vika that she wasn't recognized for her great season when Wozniacki and Jankovic won this award with 0 slams. Playing Fed Cup, winning Olympics and YEC must have been the tie-breakers for Serena because history tells us that slams don't matter to ITF
Did she win two ITF events?
Vika had a great year, especially on the WTA tour, but ITF runs the slams.
Originally Posted by Iguehi
How close do you think it was between Serena and Vika? Would a Vika win at the YEC been enough for her to get the ITF with her holding the #1 for the majority of the year and winning a first slam?
YEC is a WTA event.
Congratulations to Serena Williams! A phenomenal year that involved overcoming injury and defeat.
Hope she has a great 2013 as well.