After her 4th place finish at the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions Sabine Lisicki reached a WTA ranking of #15. She started the year ranked #218.
She had the following to say on her facebook.
IÂ´ve got a new career high ranking of 15 today!!! What a season...In the beginning of the year I played challenger tournaments with no ballkids & I end the year in one of the best places at the tournament of Champions in Bali! From 218 in arpil to 15 in the world now!! Thank you soo soo much for all your support! Its been so much fun with you all & I hope you had fun too!
One last thing...if you have a second to vote for me for athlete of the year IÂ´d appreciate it a lot! It would be the cherry on top of the cake :D
With love from Bali â¥