TOP 200 STATS
In red, girls who are under 20
GOVORTSOVA Olga -Belarussia -19 y.o -former best ranking:48 -NEW:47
PARMENTIER Pauline -France -21 y.o -former best ranking:57 -NEW:55
ERRANI Sara -Italy -20 y.o -former best ranking:68 -NEW:63
MALEK Tatjana -Germany -20 y.o -former best ranking:84 -NEW:81
SAVCHUK Olga -20 y.o -Ukraine -former best ranking:92 -NEW:86
PETKOVIC Andrea -Germany -20 y.o -former best ranking:92 -NEW:91
ERAKOVIC Marina -New Zealand -19 y.o -former best ranking:147 -NEW:139
ADAMCZAK Monique -Australia -24 y.o -former best ranking:155 -NEW:148
MANASIEVA Vesna -Russia -18 y.o -former best ranking:162 -NEW:161
LISICKI Sabine -Germany -18 y.o -former best ranking:197 -NEW:195
Good beginning of season for that talented italian girl. Sara reached the QF at Auckland Tier IV $145K ousting 4th seed/n°33 Krajicek en route before falling to former n°1 and eventual winner n°72 Davenport.
Olga is breaking the Top 90 this week after qualifying at Gold Coast Tier III $175K. She lost to come backer 6th seed/n°18 Mauresmo in the 1rst MD round.
FASTER MOVEMENTS IN TE TOP 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 200
TOP 10: NO CHANGE
Patty SCHNYDER n°15 (+1):
Patty is up one step after a encouraging beginnig of season at Gold Coast TIer III as Semi Finalist falling to come backer and eventual winner n°29 Li
Na LI n°24 (+5):
Impressive come back for Na who was out of competition for 6 months! For her 1rst appearance back on the tour , she simply won the tournement at Gold Coast TIer III ousting 7th seed/n°19 Bammer, Top seed/n°13 Vaidisova and 4th seed/n°16 Schnyder en route before having the best over talented n°30 Azarenka.
Aravane REZAI n°67 (+23):
Aravane is back in good form after struggling with her confidence in 2006. For the beginning of season, she equaled her best performance on the WTA tour as Runner up for the 2nd time in her career. At Auckland Tier IV, she overpowered 7th seed/n°42 Daniilidou, 3rd seed/n°27 Srebotnik en route before losing to former n°1 and now n°72 Davenport.
Marina ERAKOVIC n°139 (+24):
Marina was playing in her homeland. It lifted her her game definitevly reaching her 1rst SF wta toiur at Aucland Tier IV upsetting Top seed/n°22 Zvonareva en route in a thrilling 3 sets match before falling to n°90 french Rezai.
Elena BALTACHA n°180 (+7):
Elena had been facing many injuries in her career. Hope she'll be able to play a full calendar this year to progress in the World ranking. Last week she qualified at Auckland Tier IV before losing to 7th seed/n°42 Daniilidou.
Happy new year for everyone, and as in 2007 don't hesitate to comment!!