Tuesday, December 5, 2023

WTA ranking: Swiatek gets closer, the French tumble

Iga Swiatek won the masters 1000 in Beijing this weekend, coming within 590 points of Aryna Sabalenka, who took the place of world number 1 at the end of the US Open. No change in the top 10. Jelena Ostapenko, 13th, gained four places, and Liudmila Samsonova gained six places thanks to her final in Beijing, moving to 16th. They overtake Barbora Krejcikova, now 18th, who lost six places. Mirra Andreeva, Russian prodigy, enters the top 50 at just 16 years old.

Among the French, Caroline Garcia is still 10th, but there are only three left in the top 100. Indeed, Alizé Cornet has lost 25 places and is now 121st in the world after giving up on the Asian tour. She leaves the top 100 for the first time since April 2012. Diane Parry also leaves this top 100, since she lost 7 places and falls to 106th. Varvara Gracheva is the second Frenchwoman (43rd) and Clara Burel the third (73rd).

What is the WTA ranking?

Aryna Sabalenka is world number 1. The Belarusian is ahead of the Polish Iga Swiatek and the Kazakh Elena Rybakina. Classification :

This ranking includes the points obtained during the four Grand Slam tournaments, the points won during the Premier Mandatory category tournaments, those of the two best results among the Premier 5 category tournaments for players in the top 20 and the points obtained at the Masters (tournament where the eight best players of the current season compete).


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