Clara Tauson was up against, among others, Caroline Wozniacki in the election of that Year, the Tennis player in 2019.

And it was 17-year-old Tauson, who received the award, it shall inform the French Tennis Federation on Monday in a press release.

Wozniacki has previously received the award 11 times, while it was the first time that Tauson was awarded the.

Frederik Løchte Nielsen and Mikael Torpegaard was nominated.

It was a jury of sportsjournalister, as selected Tauson among the four nominees, which was set by the French Tennis Federation.

– It is an honor to be named the Danish tennis player in front of as big international names such as Caroline, Frederick, and, not least, Mikael.

In 2020, it is all about for me to become a more complete and better tennis player, so harsh training and development are areas of focus for me this year, ” says Tauson in the press release.

Tauson grabs surprising price ahead of Wozniacki. Photo: ROGER PARKER/INTERNATIONAL SPORTS PHOTOS LTD.

Tauson won three smaller tournaments in the beginning of 2019, and it paved the way for her debut in the WTA context in Lugano.

She jumped well up in the world in 2019. By the end of 2018 was Tauson number 863. It was changed to a ranking as number 267 in the end of 2019.

Henrik Thorsøe Pedersen, president of the Danish Tennis Federation, roses Tausons performance.

– Clara has impressed me with his great maturity at the age of just 17 years. She has delivered upscale holdings in 2019 in its seniorgennembrud and is a fully deserved winner of this Year’s Tennis player.

” We are incredibly happy for how she represents the Danish tennis on and off the field, says the president.

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