2016 WTA Awards

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2016 WTA Awards
Achievements (singles)
Player of the yearGermany Angelique Kerber
Most improved
player of the year
United Kingdom Johanna Konta
Newcomer of the yearJapan Naomi Osaka
player of the year
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková

The 2016 WTA Awards are a series of awards given by the Women's Tennis Association to players who have achieved something remarkable during the 2016 WTA Tour.[1]

The awards[edit]

These awards are decided by either the media, the players, the association, or the fans. Nominees were announced by the WTA's Twitter account.[2]

Note: award winners in bold

Player of the Year[edit]

Doubles Team of the Year[edit]

Most Improved Player of the Year[edit]

Newcomer of the Year[edit]

Comeback Player of the Year[edit]

Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award[edit]

Peachy Kellmeyer Player Service Award[edit]

Diamond Aces[edit]

Fan Favourite Player[edit]

Post of the Year[edit]

Selfie of the Year[edit]

#TBT (Throwback Thursday) of the Year[edit]

LOL of the Year[edit]

Pet of the Year[edit]

Fan Favourite WTA Video of the Year[edit]

  • WTA Emoji Challenge 2.0([1])
  • Alize Cornet WTA Frame Challenge
  • WTA Cracker Challenge
  • WTA Spelling Bee
  • Jelena Ostapenko Selfie Challenge

Fan Favorite WTA Shot of the Year[edit]

Fan Favorite WTA Match of the Year[edit]

Fan Favorite Grand Slam Match of the Year[edit]

Best Dressed of the Year[edit]


  1. ^ "Vote: WTA Social Fan Favourites".
  2. ^ "@WTA" on Twitter
  3. ^ "WTA Player of the Year: Angelique Kerber".
  4. ^ "WTA Team of the Year: Garcia & Mladenovic".
  5. ^ "WTA Most Improved Player of the Year: Johanna Konta".
  6. ^ "WTA Newcomer of the Year: Naomi Osaka".
  7. ^ "WTA Comeback Player of the Year: Dominika Cibulková".
  8. ^ "Universally loved by her peers, it was no surprise that Petra Kvitova walked away with the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award for the fourth straight year".
  9. ^ "Safarova Earns Player Service Award For Third Straight Year".
  10. ^ "Simona Halep wins Diamond Aces award".
  11. ^ @AnaIvanovic (26 June 2015). "Happy vibes from the @WTA Pre Wimbledon Party! ✌️" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  12. ^ @CaroWozniacki (13 October 2016). "Throwing it back to my first time in Hong Kong when I was 16 and played doubles with Venus..😊 #ilookveryyoung…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  13. ^ "Throwback Thursday of the year 2016, WTA".
  14. ^ @Venuseswilliams (16 June 2016). "#throwback Thursday. Back then...Compton..you know??" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  15. ^ "Radwańska wins 2016 WTA shot of the year".