| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Photo Credit: Garrett Ellwood/USTA

 

As we approach a new year of tennis on the professional tours, we take a look back at the year that was 2021:

Year-End No. 1

Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Women’s Singles: Ash Barty (Australia)

Men’s Doubles: Nikola Mektic/Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Women’s Doubles: Katerina Siniakova/Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic)


2021 Grand Slam Tournament Results 

 

Australian Open  

February 8-21 

Melbourne, Australia 

Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic defeated Danil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 

Women’s Singles: Naomi Osaka defeated Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-2

Men’s Doubles: Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek defeated Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 6-3, 6-4

Women’s Doubles: Elise Mertens and Aetna Sabalenka defeated Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3

Mixed Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova and Rajeev Ram defeated Samantha Stosur and Matthew Ebden 6-1, 6-4

 

 


 

 

 

 

French Open

May 31-June 7

Paris, France

Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4

Men’s Doubles: Pierre-Hughes Herbert and Nicolas Mahut defeated Alexander Bublik and Andrea Golubev 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-4

Women’s Singles:  Barbara Krejcikova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4

Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek 6-4, 6-2

Mixed Doubles: Desirae Krawczyk and Joe Salisbury defeated Elena Vesnina and Aslan Karatsev 2-6, 6-4, (10-5)

 


 

 

 

Wimbledon 

June 28-July 11

London, England 

Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini  6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–4, 6–3

Men’s Doubles:  Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic defeated Marvel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 2-6

Women’s Singles: Ashleigh Barty defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3

Women’s Doubles:  Hsieh Su-Wei and Elise Mertens defeated Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina 3-6, 7-5, 9-7

Mixed Doubles: Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk defeated Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

 


 

 

U.S. Open

Flushing, NY

August 30-September 12

Men’s Singles: Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Men’s Doubles: Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury defeated Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

Women’s Singles: Emma Raducanu defeated Leylah Fernandez 6-4,6-3

Women’s Doubles: Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai defeated Coco Gauff and Caty McNally 6-3, 3/6, 6-3

Mixed Doubles: Desirae Krawczyk and Joe Salisbury defeated Giuliana Olmos and Marcelo Arevalo 7-5, 6-2


2021 ATP Year End Award Winners

ATP Newcomer of the Year: Jenson Brooksby (USA)

Photo Credit: Andrew Ong/USTA

 

ATP Fan Favorite: Roger Federer (Switzerland)

ATP Fan Favorite (Doubles): Pierre-Hugues Herbert & Nicolas Mahut (France)

ATP Most Improved Player: Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

ATP Comeback Player of the Year: Mackenzie McDonald (USA)

ATP Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year: Marcus Daniell (New Zealand)

ATP Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award: Rafael Nadal (ESP)

ATP Coach of the Year: Facundo Lugones (Cameron Norrie)

 


2021 WTA Year End Award Winners

Photo Credit: Darren Carroll/USTA 

WTA Player of the Year: Ashleigh Barty (AUS)

WTA Doubles Team of the Year: Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) / Katerina Siniakova (CZE)

WTA Most Improved Player of the Year: Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)

WTA Newcomer of the Year: Emma Raducanu (GBR)

WTA Comeback Player of the Year: Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)