I would like to send my love to my family. Sorry about this result
~ she said during an on-court interview
Although she didn’t win the title on the courts US Open, Aryna Sabalenka can still be proud of her performance in the United States, as well as her play throughout the current season. Moreover, through official promotion to first place in the world rankingThe Belarusian can also boast of one more great achievement.
Aryna Sabalenka overtook Iga Świątek. An incredible achievement of the Belarusian tennis player
According to OptaAce statisticians, Aryna Sabalenka stayed the eighth female tennis player in historywho managed to get promoted to top of the WTA rankings among singles and doubles players. Previously, only Martina Navratilova, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Williams sisters, Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport and Kim Clijsters had achieved this feat.
Aryna Sabalenka was first in the doubles rankings in 2021. We will see how long she will fend off the attacks of Iga Świątek, who will probably want to return to the “throne” as soon as possible.