Gabriela Sabatini receives Chatrier Award

Former player Gabriela Sabatini is the 2019 recipient of the Philippe Chatrier Award.

Named after the former ITF President, the award is given to “individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the sport of tennis both on and off the court.”

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Per the release, Sabatini “spends a significant amount of time promoting tennis and helping children around the world, working with UNICEF, UNESCO, the Special Olympics and as an Athlete Role Model at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games.”

It will be presented in Paris at the ITF Champions Dinner, during the French Open.

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