TOP 200 Stats
In red girls who are under 20
CHAKHNASVILI Margalita -Georgia -23 y.o -former best ranking:11 -NEW:138
IVANOVA Ekaterina -Russia -18 y.o -former best ranking:186 -NEW:185
KNAPP Karin -Italy -19 y.o -former best ranking:122 -NEW:121
Margalita steadily progresses this year..up 100 places this year. She reached her ever best ranking after being runner up at Milan $50K where she ousted 3rd seed/n°78 Laine and 8th seed/n°111 Beygelzimer before falling to WC 7th seed/n°103 Vinci.
FASTER MOVEMENTS IN THE TOP 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 , 200
TOP 10, 20 NO CHANGE
Tathiana GARBIN n°38 (+2):
That nearly 30 year old player reached her ever best ranking this year (n°37 in october) and is still competing with a lot of eager. Last week, she reache the semi final at Milan $50K falling to compatriot WC 7th seed/n°103 and eventual winner Vinci.
Roberta VINCI n°85 (+18):
Rberta had a quite difficult year having a lot of points to defend from her 2005 revealing season. After a couple of week outside of the Top 100, she's back this week. She lately decided to compete at Milan $50K but she played really win winning the title with victories over 4th seed/n°88 birnerova and Top seed/n°40 Garbin en route.
Ivana ABRAMOVIC n°147 (+18):
Ivana is back to the Top 150 and 4 places to her best after reaching the semi final at San Diego $50K where she ousted Top seed/n°99 talented Wozniak in a thrilling 3 sets match before losing to surprising n°263 De Los Rios.
Natalie GRANDIN n°195 (+17):
Natalie competed on the australian challenger tour in november. Two tmies runner up in the 1rst tournement and semi finalist last week at Nuriootpa $25K where she lost to 7th seed/n°256 helped her to be back in the Top 200.
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