The tennis season is at an end, so we have compiled some of our aces writes Craig Gabriel. Let us know if you have different thoughts. Also, coming up will be a two-part series reviewing the year month by month.

 

TOP 10 MEN
1. Rafa Nadal
2. Carlos Alcaraz
3. Casper Ruud
4. Novak Djokovic
5. Stefanos Tsitsipas
6. Felix Auger-Aliassime
7. Daniil Medvedev
8. Andrey Rublev
9. Holger Rune
10. Nick Kyrgios

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carlos Alcaraz

 

DOUBLES TEAM OF THE YEAR
Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury

COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Borna Coric

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carlos Alcaraz

STORY OF THE YEAR
Tie: Novak Djokovic and the banning of Russian and Belarus players from the UK

MOMENT OF THE YEAR
Laver Cup – Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal holding hands and in tears

 

CRYSTAL BALL PLAYER FOR 2023
Lorenzo Musetti

MATCH OF THE YEAR
3 setter: ATP Finals round robin  – Andrey Rublev defeated Daniil Medvedev
5 setter: Australian Open final – Rafa Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev

QUOTE OF THE YEAR
Daniil Medvedev to chair umpire – Australian Open: “You are, how can I call it … a small cat.”

COACH OF THE YEAR
Juan Carlos Ferrero (Carlos Alcaraz)

TOP 10 WOMEN
1. Iga Swiatek
2. Ons Jabeur
3. Ash Barty
4. Elena Rybakina
5. Caroline Garcia
6. Coco Gauff
7. Maria Sakkari
8. Aryna Sabalenka
9. Jessica Pegula
10. Simona Halep

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Iga Swiatek

DOUBLES TEAM OF THE YEAR
Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova

 

COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Caroline Garcia

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Coco Gauff

SHOCK OF THE YEAR
Ash Barty retirement

 

STORY OF THE YEAR
Serena Williams “evolving”

CRYSTAL BALL PLAYER FOR 2023
Zheng Qinwen

MATCH OF THE YEAR
Ostrava final – Barbora Krejcikova defeated Iga Swiatek

QUOTE OF THE YEAR
Ons Jabeur about Iga Swiatek - US Open final: “I'll forgive her when she gives me a Rolex or something.”

COACH OF THE YEAR
Tomasz Wiktorowski (Iga Swiatek)