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WTA Announces 2012 Player Award Nominees
By Chris Oddo
(November 7, 2012) -- The WTA has announced its nominees for five player award categories, as voted upon by the media.
have been nominated for player of the year, with Williams being the consensus favorite to win the award for the fourth time since 2002.
Here is a list of the WTA's Player of the Year from 2000 to present:
Other categories to be voted on by a panel of media members are
Comeback Player of the Year
Team of the Year (doubles)
The nominees for Comeback Player of the Year are
. Sabine Lisicki won the award in 2011.
For Most Improved Player the nominees are
and the doubles pairing of
Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones
. Petra Kvitova took the award in 2011.
The four nominees for Newcomer of the Year are Great Britain’s
of the U.S. and
of the Netherlands. Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania won the award in 2011.
There are five doubles teams nominated for the best doubles team, including
Serena and Venus Williams
and the No.1 ranked Italian pairing of
Stay tuned for more debate on these categories in the upcoming weeks.
(Photo Credit: Andy Kentla)
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