TOP 200 STATS
In red Girls who are under 20
SAFINA Dinara -Russia -20 y.o -former best ranking:17 -NEW:16
SREBOTNIK Katarina -Slovenia -25 y.o -former best ranking:27 -NEW:26
STOSUR Samantha -Australia -22 y.o -former best ranking:44 -NEW:43
BONDARENKO Alona -Ukraine -21 y.o -former best ranking:65 -NEW:56
KING Vania -USA -17 y.o -former best ranking:90 -NEW:89
OPRANDI Romina -Italy -20 y.o -former best ranking:133 -NEW:95
MATTEK Bethanie -USA -21 y.o -former best ranking:102 -NEW:101
CETKOVSKA Petra -Czech Republic -21 y.o -former best rank:157 -NEW:156
SAKOWICZ Joanna -Poland -22 y.o -former best ranking:199 -NEW:195
Alona reached her 2nd career wta tour SF at Rabat last week losing to eventual runner up 8th seed/n°76 Martina Sucha. She's now close to break the top 50!
What a week for Romina who reveals a A Game in her home country. She qualified for her 2nd tour main draw and then reached the QF at Rome Tier I!!
In the qualies, she ousted 6th seed/n°88 Diaz Oliva and 15th seed/n°99 Sun. Then she performed her ever best victories over Top 50 n°50 Samantha Stosur (dropping only 4 games) and fomer Top 10 n°67 Zvonareva (losing only 1 game!). She fall to 7th seed/n°10 Kuznetsova...with a match point at 5-3 in the last set!! She's breaking the top 100 this week...and can really expect to rise in the world ranking within the next couple of months.
FASTER MOVEMENTS IN THE TOP 10, 20, 50, 100, 150, 200
TOP 10: No change
Martina HINGIS n°14 (+7):
Incredible Martina who has been winning her 1rst title since her comeback last week at Rome Tier I and her 41st career single title!! Ranked n°21 and unseeded, she notched 5 consecitive Top 20 victories over 12 seed/n°15 Vaidisova, 8 seed/n°11 Schiavone, 15 seed/n°18 Pennetta, 9 seed/n°12 V.Williams (the on ly one to take a set to Martina) and 16 seed/n°19 Safina!! That victory at Rome will allow her a Top 16 seed status for Roland Garros.
Samantha STOSUR n°43 (+7):
Sam is breaking her ranking best ranking this week after a 2nd round ar Rome Tier 1 ousting 13 seed/n°16 Hantuchova before losing to surprising qualifer n°133 Oprandi.
Roberta VINCI n°45 (+7):
Roberta is back in the Top 50 after a 2nd rd at Rome Tier too with a solid 2 sets victory over n°30 Arvidsson before falling to 10 seed/n°13 Myskina in 3 sets.
Romina OPRANDI n°95 (+38):
Aravane REZAI n°141 (+15):
Aravane is back to the Top 150! Last week at St Gaudens $50K she reached the SF falling to eventual winner and upcoming talent qualifer n°269 Bascinszky
Mathilde JOHANSSON n°169 (+7):
Mathilde is up 7 places this week reaching the SF at St Gaudens $50K like Aravane. She ousted 3rd seed/n°139 Cohen Aloro en route losing to n°194 Abramovic in a 3 sets tight match.
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