2023 was a break out year for Beatriz Haddad Maia. So it’s not surprising that she is on the cover of GQ magazine. GQ named her the “Woman of the Year”.
At the 2023 French Open, she reached the semifinals. She followed her French Open results at Wimbledon by reaching the fourth round. She reached her career-high singles ranking of world 10. She also reached the top 10 rankings in doubles. She is the first Brazilian woman to be ranked in the Top 10.
Tennis excellence is a family affair for Beatriz Haddad Maia. Her mother, Lais Scaff Haddad, and grandmother, Arlette Scaff Haddad, were standout tennis players in Brazil, laying the foundation for Beatriz’s remarkable journey in the sport.
A major highlight of Haddad Maia’s year was her victory at the WTA 1000 event in Madrid. Partnering with the accomplished Victoria Azarenka, they triumphed over top-seeded Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff to claim the title, showcasing Haddad Maia’s prowess on the doubles court