In red girls who are under 20
VAIDISOVA Nicole -Czech Republic -16 y.o -former best ranking:14 -NEW:13
BARTOLI Marion -France -21 y.o -former best ranking:27 -NEW:26
KOUKALOVA Klara -Czech Republic -23 y.o -former best ranking:30 -NEW:29
SAFAROVA Lucie -Czech Republic -19 y.o -former best ranking:33 -NEW:31
CASTANO Catalina -Colombia -26 y.o -former best ranking:41 -NEW:38
ARVIDSSON Sofia -Sweden -21 y.o -former best ranking:45 -NEW:43
YAN Zi -China -21 y.o -former best ranking:78 -NEW:77
GAJDOSOVA Jarmila -Slovakia -18 y.o -former best ranking:118 -NEW:117
SAVCHUK Olga -Ukraine -18 y.o -former best ranking:119 -NEW:118
VIERIN Nathalie -Italy -23 y.o -former best ranking:126 -NEW:121
KING Vania -USA -17 y.o -former best ranking:147 -NEW:141
WOZNIAK Aleksandra -Canada -18 y.o -former best ranking:145 -NEW:143
PIEDADE Frederica -Portugal -23 y.o -former best ranking:154 -NEW:151
WOERLE Kathrin -Germany -21 y.o -former best ranking:155 -NEW:152
BLAHOTOVA Olga -Czech Republic -30 y.o -former best ranking:166 -NEW:158
HISAMTSU Shiho -Japan -26 y.o -former best ranking:168 -NEW:162
OPRANDI Romina -Italy -19 y.o -former best ranking:173 -NEW:172
BARDINA Vasilia -Russia -18 y.o -former best ranking:192 -NEW:191
Nathalie must be inspired by all of her compatriots who are rising in the world ranking. She's got a pretty good year's start reaching the Final Round of the qualies in Melbourne. Last week, she was competing in her home land at Ortisei $75K challenger where she reached the Quaters ousting the 8th seed/n°88 Emanuelle Gagliardi before loosing to qualifer n°177 Olga Blahotova.
She's up 5 places from her previous best ranking.
Vania continues her rise in the world ranking. Last week , she reached the 2nd round of the qualies in Tokyo Tier 1 $1,340M loosing to veteran compatriot n°93 Lisa Raymond.
Some girls have to wait to produce their best!!...Olga is reaching her highest ranking just after her 30 y.o birthday! Last week, she just produced an incredible run in Ortisei $75K challenger reaching the Semi Finals as a qualifer before loosing to eventual champion n°112 Eva Birnerova.
That double handed both sides player is having a good sart in 2006. After a 3rd round in the AO qualies, she also reached the last round of the qualies in Tokyo Tier 1 $1,340M with a victory over the 1rst seed/n°36 before falling to 7th seed/n°107 Saori Obata.
FASTER RANKING MOVEMENTS IN THE TOP 10,20,50,100,150,200
Elena DEMENTIEVA n°8 (+1):
Elena is up 1 place winning the most prestigious tournement of her career: a Tier 1 event in Tokyo. That's the 5th title of her career and gave no chance to Martina Hingis (WC/n°117) to win her 1rst tournement since she's back.
Anastasia MYSKINA n°11 (+2):
Anastasia is trying to come back at her best. She's up 2 places reaching the Semis in Tokyo Tier 1 $1,340M loosing to eventual champion Elena Dementeiva (3rd seed/n°9) in a tough 3 sets battle.
Martina HINGIS n°48 (+69):
Martina is already back in the Top 50 after a month on the tour! Last week, she scored her 1rst Top 5 victory against Maria Sharapova (1rst seed/n°4) in Tokyo. She was only stopped by a n incredible Elena Dementieva who played fabulous tennis.
Samantha STOSUR n°51 (+21):
Samantha is back to the tennis we know and this is a good news for the australian tennis after Alicia Molik undetermined retirement. After a 4th round in the AO, she reached the Quaters in Tokyo ousting 6th seed/n°15 Daniela Hantuchova before loosing to 1rst seed/n°4 Maria Sharapova.
Nathalie VIERIN n°121 (+11):
Olga BLAHOTOVA n°158 (+19):
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