WTA’s Courtney Nguyen wins 2019 Bud Collins Award

Courtney Nguyen with her 2019 Bud Collins Award

New York (1 September 2019) – Courtney Nguyen was honoured at the International Tennis Writers’ Association’s annual cocktail party in New York.

Nguyen, who started working for the WTA in 2015, received ITWA’s annual Bud Collins Award, which is given to people within the tennis business who have been particularly helpful to the media. The award is decided by a vote of ITWA’s 120-plus members.


Anderson, Halep
honoured with 2018 ‘Ambassador of the Year’ awards

Melbourne, 11 January 2019 – Kevin Anderson and Simona Halep have been honoured in the International Tennis Writers’ Association’s annual “Ambassador of the Year” awards. Both are first-time winners of the awards.

The awards are given each year to one man and one woman after a vote by the 120-plus members of ITWA, which represents the world’s leading tennis journalists. The awards recognise a combination of achievements on the court, conduct that shows tennis in the best possible light and co-operation with the media.

Anderson enjoyed the best year of his career in 2018. He reached his second Grand Slam final at Wimbledon, won his first ATP 500 title in Vienna and achieved a career-high world ranking at No 5.

Halep won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in 2018 and retained her position at the top of the world rankings at the end of the year despite having to finish her season early because of a back injury. READ MORE, SEE PREVIOUS WINNERS