What have been the most surprising changes in the Top 10 of the WTA rankings since the first Grand Slam of the season?
Sabalenka is looking for number one
The women’s track has brought changes in the circle of women. Every Swiatek Although she was knocked out earlier than expected in the first Grand Slam of the season, she continues to dominate the WTA rankings. Aryna Sabalenka has dominated this category for the first time in the tournament, which has been her value to rise to second in this ranking. Sabalenka remains undefeated in 2023 and hopes to continue to dominate many times to put pressure on Swiatek, who is currently not seeing his No. 1 under pressure but will have to defend many points throughout the season.
Due to the rise of Belarus, there are three players in the ranking, such as Jabeur, Pegula and Garcia who have dropped one place in the ranking. All of them were favorites to fight for the title, but none of them made it to the finals. Despite her youth, Coco Gauff continues her special rise and is number 6 in the women’s ranking. Sugarcane disappointed and after losing the position number 7. The only player who continues in the same position at the beginning of the first Major of the season is Daria Kasatkina No. 8 in this classification.
The two that close out this particular ranking and have also managed to move up one spot are Bencic y Rybakina. The Swiss has managed to move up one place and after a great start to the season, he hopes to continue his rise in the rankings. Special mention to Rybakina. The defending Wimbledon champion has managed to reach his best ranking as he climbed 15 places after two spectacular weeks.
Top 10 ranking #WTA (30-1-23)
1- Swiatek 10.485
2- Sabalenka 6,100 (+3)
3- Jabeur 5.210 (-1)
4- Sugar 5,000 (-1)
5- Garcia 4,645 (-1)
6- Gauff 3,992 (+1)
7- Sakkari 3,811 (-1)
8- Kasatkina 3.380
9- Bencic 2,905 (+1)
10- Rybakina 2,815 (+15) pic.twitter.com/nO9FhiWpzO
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