Headlining Saturday at Wimbledon, Marketa Vondrousova moved 32 places in the WTA Weekly Rankings and moved up to 10th in the world. This is the first time that the Czechs have entered the top ten.
Tunisian Anas Jabeur, finalist at the All England Club, remained in sixth place. She lost for the third time in her career in a major final (at Wimbledon and at the US Open in 2022).
However, the North African player is close to France’s Caroline Garcia, fifth in the world, who is ahead of her by only 19 points.
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Poland’s Iga Swiatek holds the lead in the ranking. The gap with Belarusian Arina Sabalenka was halved after the London Championships. Swiatek was eliminated in the quarterfinals, while her opponent was eliminated in the semifinals by Jabeur.
Czech Petra Kvitova finished eighth at the expense of Greek Maria Sakkari. The Russian Daria Kasatkina (11th) and the Czech Barbora Krejikova (12th) ranked one.
Two Canadians returned
Bianca Andreescu climbs 6 places, up to 44th, while Leylah Annie Fernandez jumps 11 places and settles for 84th.
Rebecca Marino dropped 9 places to 92nd this week.
The WTA rankings were released on Monday:
- IGA Switech 9315 points
- Ali Abdullah Muhammad Ali 8845
- Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan) 5465
- Jessica Pegula (USA) 5395
- Caroline Garcia (France) 4865
- Ali Abdullah Ali Ali 4846
- 3390 – Ali Abdullah Muhammad
- Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3341 (+1)
- Maria Scari (GRE) 3310 (-1)
- Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 3106 (+32)
- Daria Kasatkina (Russia) 3010 (-1)
- Barbora Krejkova (CZE) 2870 (-1)
- Beatriz Haddad Maya 2745
- Veronika Kudrmitova (RU) 2570 (-2)
- Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2560(-1)
- Madison Keys (USA) 2535 (+2)
- Lyudmila Samsonova (Russia) 2315 (-2)
- Karolina Mochova (CZE) 2304 (-2)
- Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2235 (+1)
- Jelena Ostapenko (lat) 2165 (-3)
Carlos Alcaraz widens the gap
Among men, the day after his victory at Wimbledon, Carlos Alcaraz cemented his place as world number one. The 20-year-old Spaniard now has an 880-point lead over Novak Djokovic, the runner-up on Sunday.
Alcaraz will have to defend in September the 2,000 points he gained in 2022 with a win at Flushing Meadows, in which Djokovic did not participate due to a vaccination condition.
Carlos Alcaraz, Wimbledon winner
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Russian Daniil Medvedev remains in third place, a respectable distance from the first two.
No movement in the top 13. Quebecer Félix Auger-Aliassime remains twelfth.
American Tommy Paul secured a place and overtook Croatia’s Borna Coric for 14th. Pole Hubert Hurkacz moved up to 17th in place of Australian Alex de Minaur. As for German Alexander Zverev, two places ahead, he returns to the top twenty, in nineteenth place.
American Christopher Eubanks, also a quarter-finalist in London, also had a career-best ranking of 31st in the world, 12 places ahead.
And in the rest of the top 100, Russia’s Roman Sviolin recorded the best lead in the week after reaching the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. With an increase of 49 places, he moved to 43rd. This allows him to get the best rank in his career.
Monday’s ATP rankings were published:
- Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) 9675 points
- Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8795
- Daniil Medvedev (Russia) 6520
- Casper Road (nor) 5005
- Muhammad Ali Abdullah Al-Harbi 3975
- 3310 Ali Abdullah Muhammad
- Frances Tiafoe (USA) 3130
- Karen Khachanov (Russia) 3035
- Felix Auger Eliassime (Canada) 2770
- Cameron Norrey (Britain) 2610
- Tommy Paul (USA) 2320 (+1)
- Borna Couric (CRO) 2315 (-1)
- Muhammad Saleh Ali Al-Harbi 2290
- Hubert Hurkacz (Poland) 2195 (+1)
- Alex De Minaur (Australia) 2150 (-1)
- Alexander Zverev (Germany) 1720 (+2)
- Francisco Sirondolo (Argentina) 1655 (-1)
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