Swiatek extends lead on high of WTA rankings

The 21-year-old Polish star took the world primary rating after Australian Ashleigh Barty retired early in April.

Poland’s Iga Swiatek reacts as she performs towards USA’s Alison Riske throughout their girls’s singles match on day 5 of the Roland-Garros Open tennis event on the Courtroom Suzanne-Lenglen in Paris on 26 Might 2022. Image: Christophe ARCHAMBAULT/AFP

PARIS, FRANCE – Poland’s Iga Swiatek prolonged her lead on the high of the WTA rankings launched on Monday after her French Open triumph in Paris over American Coco Gauff, who strikes nearer to the Prime 10.

The 21-year-old Polish star took the world primary rating after Australian Ashleigh Barty retired early in April.

And after claiming her thirty fifth successive victory in Roland Garros, she now has over 4,300 factors advance on new world quantity two Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.

Kontaveit climbed three spots regardless of her first spherical exit in Paris, benefiting from French Open title-holder Barbora Krejcikova’s early upset.

The Czech participant paid for her first spherical loss to French teenager Diane Parry by dropping 12 gamers to 14th.

Gauff strikes up 10 locations to thirteenth.

American Jessica Pegula, loser within the the quarter-finals to Swiatek, strikes up three locations into the Prime 10.

French Open semi-finalists Darya Kasatkina of Russia and Italian Martina Trevisan moved as much as twelfth and twenty seventh respectively.

WTA rankings as of June 6, 2022

  1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 8631 pts

  2. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 4326 (+3)

  3. Paula Badosa (ESP) 4245 (+1)

  4. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4150 (+2)

  5. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 4016 (-2)

  6. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3966 (+1)

  7. Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 3678 (+1)

  8. Jessica Pegula (USA) 3255 (+3)

  9. Danielle Collins (USA) 3255

  10. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 3060

  11. Emma Raducanu (GBR) 2975 (+1)

  12. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 2765 (+8)

  13. Coco Gauff (USA) 2756 (+10)

  14. Barbora Krejcíková (CZE) 2642 (-12)

  15. Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 2605 (+3)

  16. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 2596 (-3)

  17. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2585 (-3)

  18. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2474 (-1)

  19. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2330 (-4)

  20. Simona Halep (ROM) 2196 (-1)

Chosen:

  1. Martina Trevisan (ITA) 1748 (+32)

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