04/01/2018 – Katinka Hosszú and Anita Márton is also on the podium.
On Thursday, the list of the best three candidates of M4 Sport – The Athlete of the Year 2017 awards ceremony was announced. Among the women, the swimmer Long Katinka and shot-putter Anita Márton, the tennis player Tímea Babos is also on the podium.
Timi remained unbeaten in singles in 2017 in Budapest, and also played in the final at Quebec City and Tashkent. In doubles she triumphed with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) in Sydney, and won with Andrea Hlaváčková (Czech Republic) in Rabat, Quebec City, Tashkent, Moscow and at the WTA Finals in Singapore. They were also finalists in Madrid and Beijing.
Timi was the 7th in the 2016 vote.
The awards ceremony will be held on 11 January at 19:30 by the Association of Hungarian Sports Journalists.