Djokovic and Bailas were named the World Sports Journalists’ Association’s Player of the Year

December 31, 2023 | by

Novak Djokovic (Serbia), the world’s No. 1 player in the men’s singles in tennis, and Simone Biles (USA), the “Gymn Queen,” have been selected as the 2023 Player of the Year by the World Sports Reporters Association (AIPS).

AIPS announced on the 31st that “men’s Djokovic and women’s Biles topped the 2023 Player of the Year selected by a vote of 405 members from 107 countries around the world.” 랭크카지노

Djokovic, who became the male player of the year, swept three of the four major tournaments in 2023, including the Australian Open, the French Open, and the U.S. Open, and increased his total number of singles wins in major tournaments to 24, the highest ever.

In this year’s men’s player of the year voting, Djokovic won 616 votes, beating Armond Duplantis (Athletics, Sweden) with 335 votes and Lionel Messi (Soccer, Argentina) with 277 votes.

In the women’s category, Biles, who won four gold medals in the team event, individual all-around, average, and floor exercises at the World Gymnastics Championships, won 353 votes, narrowly beating Pace Kipyegon (athletic, Kenya) with 329 votes and Aitana Bonmaty (football, Spain) with 297 votes.

In this year’s team vote, Argentina’s men’s soccer team topped the list for the second consecutive year.

With 666 votes, Argentina’s men’s national soccer team defeated Manchester City in second place with 440 votes.


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