WTA ranking: the top 20 does not move

WTA ranking the top 20 does not move

Despite a great final in Monterrey, Mexico, Caroline Garcia remains 5th in the world but has come close to the 4th place that she could take in Indian Wells which starts this Wednesday, March 8.

The WTA rankings haven’t changed much this week. The French Caroline Garcia could have taken 4th place if she hadn’t lost to Donna Vekic in the final of the Monterrey tournament. The Croatian with her title climbed to 23rd place in the world. The Saint-Germainoise is only 16 points behind Ons Jabeur.

The top 20 did not move. The first “big changes” came around 30th place with Danielle Collins moving up to 31st. Lin Zhu was 41st, she is now 33rd. Sloane Stephens returned to the top 50 (48th) and the finalist of Roland Garros 2012, Sara Errani re-entered the top 100 (97th).

Iga Swiatek is world number 1. The Pole is ahead of Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka and American Jessica Pegula. Classification :

The breed ranking will be updated at each end of the tournaments. By winning the first Grand Slam of the year in Australia, Aryna Sabalenka is in the lead.

Unlike the “classic” WTA ranking updated each week by taking into account the points earned over the previous 52 weeks, the WTA Race ranking only takes into account the points earned during the current season and gradually accumulates the eighteen best results. .

Computerized from 1973, the WTA ranking is updated every Monday, except during Grand Slam tournaments since November 3, 1975. The WTA ranking, which follows the principles and rules decreed by the WTA, is cumulative over a period of 52 weeks. , that is to say determined by the number of tournaments played during the 52 weeks as well as the best results obtained over this period and fixed at sixteen tournaments to determine the WTA ranking of a singles player.

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