Sabalenka, who has won three titles this season including the Australian Open at the start of the year, says becoming world No. 1 marks the completion of a life-long ambition.”Reaching the WTA world No.1 singles ranking is something I have dreamed of ever since
I was a little girl when I started playing tennis,” she said.
“2023 has been such an incredible year for me and my team and this is the perfect reward for all our hard work.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling to join the amazing list of other WTA players to achieve
this and it’s a huge honour to be able to call myself the No. 1 singles player in the world.”
Sabalenka will play Daria Kasatkina in the fourth round at Flushing Meadows later on Monday.
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