WTA Rankings: Serena Williams continues to respite on pinnacle



by VISHAL GAJARIA

WTA Rankings: Serena Williams continues to respite on pinnacle

Serena Williams continued to dominate the Women's Tennis Association's (WTA) singles rankings, after she retained the top spot in the latest release Monday. Last week's winner on the WTA tour - Anastasia Pavlyucehkova (Paris) and Ekaterina Makarova (Pattaya) rose five spots each, to occupy the 21st spot and the 23rd spot respectively.

WTA Singles Rankings [Previous Rank, Current Rank, Player, Country, D.O.B., Points, Tournaments] [1] 1 Williams, Serena United States 26 Sep 1981 13000 17
[2] 2 Azarenka, Victoria Belarus 31 Jul 1989 6581 16
[3] 3 Li, Na China 26 Feb 1982 6570 17
[4] 4 Radwanska, Agnieszka Poland 06 Mar 1989 5750 20
[5] 5 Sharapova, Maria Russia 19 Apr 1987 5600 17
[6] 6 Kvitova, Petra Czech Republic 08 Mar 1990 4745 21
[7] 7 Errani, Sara Italy 29 Apr 1987 4425 22
[8] 8 Jankovic, Jelena Serbia 28 Feb 1985 4310 21
[9] 9 Kerber, Angelique Germany 18 Jan 1988 4030 24
[10] 10 Halep, Simona Romania 27 Sep 1991 3760 23
[11] 11 Wozniacki, Caroline Denmark 11 Jul 1990 3370 22
[12] 12 Ivanovic, Ana Serbia 06 Nov 1987 3160 22
[13] 13 Cibulkova, Dominika Slovakia 06 May 1989 3056 23
[14] 14 Vinci, Roberta Italy 18 Feb 1983 3020 25
[15] 15 Lisicki, Sabine Germany 22 Sep 1989 2820 20
[17] 16 Stosur, Samantha Australia 30 Mar 1984 2705 23
[16] 17 Suarez Navarro, Carla Spain 03 Sep 1988 2685 26
[18] 18 Stephens, Sloane United States 20 Mar 1993 2415 20
[19] 19 Bouchard, Eugenie Canada 25 Feb 1994 2369 23
[21] 20 Flipkens, Kirsten Belgium 10 Jan 1986 2295 24
[26] 21 Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia Russia 03 Jul 1991 2240 24
[22] 22 Pennetta, Flavia Italy 25 Feb 1982 2165 22
[28] 23 Makarova, Ekaterina Russia 07 Jun 1988 2080 20
[20] 24 Kirilenko, Maria Russia 25 Jan 1987 2046 17
[25] 25 Cornet, Alize France 22 Jan 1990 1985 26
[23] 26 Cirstea, Sorana Romania 07 Apr 1990 1950 26
[24] 27 Kanepi, Kaia Estonia 10 Jun 1985 1932 17
[27] 28 Safarova, Lucie Czech Republic 04 Feb 1987 1785 23
[29] 29 Kuznetsova, Svetlana Russia 27 Jun 1985 1741 19
[31] 30 Hantuchova, Daniela Slovakia 23 Apr 1983 1625 26
[30] 31 Hampton, Jamie United States 08 Jan 1990 1601 18
[32] 32 Rybarikova, Magdalena Slovakia 04 Oct 1988 1495 24
[33] 33 Vesnina, Elena Russia 01 Aug 1986 1465 21
[34] 34 Zakopalova, Klara Czech Republic 24 Feb 1982 1420 26
[35] 35 Muguruza, Garbine Spain 08 Oct 1993 1413 17
[39] 36 Petkovic, Andrea Germany 09 Sep 1987 1360 21
[37] 37 Keys, Madison United States 17 Feb 1995 1335 21
[40] 38 Meusburger, Yvonne Austria 03 Oct 1983 1307 25
[38] 39 Svitolina, Elina Ukraine 12 Sep 1994 1300 28
[45] 40 Knapp, Karin Italy 28 Jun 1987 1294 21
[41] 41 Jovanovski, Bojana Serbia 31 Dec 1991 1265 21
[42] 42 Mattek-Sands, Bethanie United States 23 Mar 1985 1256 19
[43] 43 Schiavone, Francesca Italy 23 Jun 1980 1255 28
[50] 44 Peng, Shuai China 08 Jan 1986 1218 20
[46] 45 Radwanska, Urszula Poland 07 Dec 1990 1200 21
[47] 46 Riske, Alison United States 03 Jul 1990 1200 29
[44] 47 Voegele, Stefanie Switzerland 10 Mar 1990 1195 22
[49] 48 Williams, Venus United States 17 Jun 1980 1177 15
[51] 49 Zhang, Shuai China 21 Jan 1989 1121 25
[48] 50 Erakovic, Marina New Zealand 06 Mar 1988 1117 23
[52] 51 Lepchenko, Varvara United States 21 May 1986 1111 25
[53] 52 Pironkova, Tsvetana Bulgaria 13 Sep 1987 1101 24
[66] 53 Pliskova, Karolina Czech Republic 21 Mar 1992 1082 32
[54] 54 Niculescu, Monica Romania 25 Sep 1987 1080 25
[55] 55 Beck, Annika Germany 16 Feb 1994 1056 30
[56] 56 Puig, Monica Puerto Rico 27 Sep 1993 1051 24
[57] 57 Zheng, Jie China 05 Jul 1983 1043 19
[58] 58 Robson, Laura United Kingdom 21 Jan 1994 1033 21
[60] 59 Davis, Lauren United States 09 Oct 1993 990 23
[61] 60 Ormaechea, Paula Argentina 28 Sep 1992 986 20
[63] 61 Cadantu, Alexandra Romania 03 May 1990 972 28
[59] 62 McHale, Christina United States 11 May 1992 967 23
[71] 63 Voskoboeva, Galina Kazakhstan 18 Dec 1984 942 20
[36] 64 Barthel, Mona Germany 11 Jul 1990 931 23
[64] 65 Nara, Kurumi Japan 30 Dec 1991 922 24
[65] 66 Torro-Flor, Maria-Teresa Spain 02 May 1992 920 25
[67] 67 Hercog, Polona Slovenia 20 Jan 1991 907 18
[68] 68 Tomljanovic, Ajla Croatia 07 May 1993 906 26
[74] 69 Zahlavova Strycova, Barbora Czech Republic 28 Mar 1986 851 17
[72] 70 King, Vania United States 03 Feb 1989 847 18
[73] 71 Dominguez Lino, Lourdes Spain 31 Mar 1981 847 26
[62] 72 Mladenovic, Kristina France 14 May 1993 840 27
[70] 73 Wickmayer, Yanina Belgium 20 Oct 1989 837 26
[75] 74 Schmiedlova, Anna Slovakia 13 Sep 1994 822 24
[69] 75 Morita, Ayumi Japan 11 Mar 1990 822 25
[76] 76 Garcia, Caroline France 16 Oct 1993 800 27
[77] 77 Soler-Espinosa, Silvia Spain 19 Nov 1987 792 26
[78] 78 Scheepers, Chanelle South Africa 13 Mar 1984 785 25
[79] 79 Shvedova, Yaroslava Kazakhstan 12 Sep 1987 771 20
[80] 80 Dellacqua, Casey Australia 11 Feb 1985 766 15
[81] 81 Mayr-Achleitner, Patricia Austria 08 Nov 1986 760 27
[82] 82 Cepelova, Jana Slovakia 29 May 1993 759 25
[83] 83 Babos, Timea Hungary 10 May 1993 740 25
[84] 84 Giorgi, Camila Italy 31 Dec 1991 735 14
[87] 85 Larsson, Johanna Sweden 17 Aug 1988 735 27
[86] 86 Peer, Shahar Israel 01 May 1987 728 25
[85] 87 Razzano, Virginie France 12 May 1983 727 23
[102] 88 Goerges, Julia Germany 02 Nov 1988 706 27
[89] 89 Pfizenmaier, Dinah Germany 13 Jan 1992 706 26
[90] 90 Glushko, Julia Israel 01 Jan 1990 691 28
[91] 91 Minella, Mandy Luxembourg 22 Nov 1985 686 28
[92] 92 Pereira, Teliana Brazil 20 Jul 1988 678 29
[93] 93 Medina Garrigues, Anabel Spain 31 Jul 1982 670 26
[94] 94 Oprandi, Romina Switzerland 29 Mar 1986 666 14
[99] 95 Arruabarrena, Lara Spain 20 Mar 1992 657 22
[95] 96 Cabeza Candela, Estrella Spain 20 Feb 1987 656 27
[105] 97 Date-Krumm, Kimiko Japan 28 Sep 1970 652 21
[96] 98 Govortsova, Olga Belarus 23 Aug 1988 651 22
[97] 99 Hsieh, Su-Wei Chinese Taipei 04 Jan 1986 648 26
[104] 100 Petrova, Nadia Russia 08 Jun 1982 635 14 Follow the writer on TWITTER

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