WARSAW: Tennis world No.1 Iga Swiatek won the award of Poland’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2023 on Saturday evening.
The Sportsperson of the Year is considered to be one of the most prestigious sport prizes in Poland, reports Xinhua.
Swiatek’s victory was widely expected as the 22-year-old won six titles in 2023. The Pole defended her crown at Roland Garros and she also took the highest podium in Warsaw (WTA 250), Stuttgart and Doha (WTA 500) and WTA 1000 China Open in Beijing. Then she ended her season in a perfect way by winning the WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico. IANS