The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina took the first place in the monthly poll on the official website of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA).
Svitolina in voting among the visitors of the official WTA website ahead of Arina Sobolenko (Belarus), Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) and Sloane Stephens (USA).
In October, the native of Odessa won the biggest title in his career, sensationally became the champion of the Final tournament. On the way to victory in WTA Finals Svitolina beat five players from the top 10 – Petra Kvitova, Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki, Kiki, Bertens and Sloane Stephens.
Victory in Singapore allowed Svitolina to finish the season in the status of the fourth racket of the world, which was a new record of Ukraine.
Svitolina is the second time in his career recognized tennis player of the month by the WTA. Last year, Ukrainian became the best in February after a resounding victory at the tournament in Dubai.
Elina Svitolina in 2018 won four titles (Brisbane, Dubai, Rome and the Final tournament in Singapore), giving the number of individual wins on the WTA tour only to Czech Petra Kvitova.