TOP 200 STAT
In red, girls who are under 20
SAFINA Dinara -Russia -20 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:10
BARTOLI Marion -France -22 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:22
CHAKVETADZE Anna -Russia -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:23
BONDARENKO Alona -Ukraine -22 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:33
POUTCHKOVA Olga -Russia -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:58
RADWANSKA Agnieska -Poland -17 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:66
LEPCHENKO Varvara -Uzbekhistan -20 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:84
FLIPKENS Kirsten -Belgium -20 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:97
WOZNIAK Aleksandra -Canada -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:103
OPZILER Tzipora -Israel -33 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:105
BRIANTI Alberta Italy -26 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:111
KNAPP Karin -Italy -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:127
TAMAELA Elise -Netherlands -22 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:137
SAKOWICZ Joanna -Poland -22 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:139
MATEI Simona -Romania -21 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:145
CHAKHNASHVILI Margalita -Romania -23 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:146
MALEK Tatjana -Germany -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:150
CHAN Chi Wei -Taipei -21 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:152
PASZEK Tamira -Austria -15 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:158
HISAMATSU Shiho -Japan -27 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:161
ERRANI Sara -Italy -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:163
FEDOSSOVA Yulia -FRANCE -18 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:166
MORITA Ayumi -Japan -16 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:171
NAMIGATA Junri -Japan -24 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:185
CHEN Yanchong -China -19 y.o -NEW HIGHEST RANKING:197
Breakthrough week for Alona who captured her 1rst WTA tour title last week at Luxembourg Tier II. She ousted 8th seed/n°18 Pierce en route and 5th seed/n°14 Schiavone in final. She's up 29 spots and she's breaking the Top 40.
Olga keeps rising in the world ranking week after week. She's up 7 places this week after reaching the QF at Guangzhou Tier III upsetting n°50 Kostanic en route -(dropping on ly 2 games) before falling to 3rd seed/n°26 and eventual winner compatriot Chakvetadze.
She's definitively one of the revelation of the year. That teenage was only ranked n°315 at the end of last year and she's already breaking the Top 70! Last wek, she was Semi finalist at Luxembourg Tier II as a qualifer! She ousted former n°1 Venus Willimas and Top seed/n°6 Dementieva en route before losing to 5th seed/n°14 Schiavone in 3 sets.
Last week , Aleksandra won her 2nd ITF title of the year at Ashland $50K upsetting Top seed/n°67 en route. She's now 3 spots from the Top 100.
At the age of 33, Tzipora reached her ever 1rst SF on the WTA Tour! Last week at Guangzhou, she ousted 7th seed/n°51 Vesnina and 2nd seed/n°20 Li before losing to 4th seed/n°31 Medina Garrigues in 3 sets.
Step by step, Karin is starting to make her reputation on the tour. Last week, she bravely competed at Luxembourg Tier II reacheing the 2nd rd as a qualifer. In the qualies, she ousted 8th seed/n°81 Bychkova. After qualifying, she performed her ever best victory over 7th seed/n°17 Groenefeld before losing to n°73 and eventual semi finalist Peschke.
Simona won her 2nd ITF title of the year at Lecce $25K ousting top seed/n°129 Nagy en route. She also reached the 2nd rd at Biella $50K upsetting n°150 Chakhnashvili before losing to top seed/n°46 Oprandi.
Tatjna is breaking the Top 150 this week after qualifying at Luxembourg Tier II. In the qualies, she ousted french rising star 2nd seed/n°60 Rezai and 6th seed/n°68 sucha before falling to another qualifer in the main draw n°100 Vinci.
That double handed both sides player reached her ever best ranking this week after 2 good results.First she won Ibaraki $25K 2 weeks ago, andshe also made it to the SF at Tokyo Challenger $50K last week where she ousted 3rd seed/n°181 Fuda before losing to Top seed/n°138 Chan in 3 sets.
That promising teenager is also a duble handed both side player. she won her 2nd ITF title last week at Tokyo $50K upsetting 4th seed/n°232 Shikha Uberoi, 6th seed/n°209 Namigata and Top seed/n°138 Chan. she's now the 2nd best ranked player born in 1990 (Paszek 1rst).
Another jampene girl is reaching her best ranking after a good run at Tokyo $50K challengre. She reached the SF ousting 2nd seed/n°141 Takao before losing to 8th seed/n°210 and eventual winner Morita.
As WC at Guangzhou Tier III, Yanchiong surprisingly reached the QF ousting n°79 Czink and 8th seed/n°63 Yakimova before batling but losing in 3 sets to 4th seed/n°31 Medina Garrigues.
FASTER MOVERS IN THE TOP 10, 20, 50, 100, 150, 200:
Dinara SAFINA n°10 (+1):
Dinara is breaking the Top 10 for the 1rst time and reache dher ever best ranking without playing last week. She benefits from Vaidisova who fall from 2 places. dinara is steadily rising in the world ranking. she finished n)20 at the 2005 year ending and expect to finish in the Top 10 this year.
Lindsay DAVENPORT n°11 (+1), Francesca SCHIAVONE n°13 (+1), Mary PIERCE n°17 (+1):
Francesca is the only one to rise due to good results (she was runer up at Luxembourg Tier II last week. Lindsay didn't play but overtakes Vaidisova and Mary, despite an early loss at Luxembourg vs surprising winner Alona Bondarenko, is up one place too.
Alona BONDARENKO n°33 (+29):
Agnieska RADWANSKA n°66 (+29):
Simona MATEI n°145 (+35):
Shiho HISAMATSU n°161 (+47):
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