The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Romania’s Simona Halep have been named the 2018 ITF World Champions. Djokovic receives the honour for the sixth time, while it is the first year Halep has been recognised.
Djokovic’s won four titles including Wimbledon and the US Open, and climbed from No. 22 in the rankings to secure the year-end world No. 1 position. Halep also enjoyed Grand Slam success in 2018, claiming her maiden major title at Roland Garros and reaching the final at the Australian Open.
Source- The UNI
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- The ITF World Champions will receive their awards at the 2019 ITF World Champions Dinner on 4 June, in Paris, during Roland Garros.