TOP 200 STATS
In red girs who are under 20
RADWANSKA Agnieszka -Poland -18 y.o -former best ranking:21 -NEW:20
KNAPP Karin -Italy -20 y.o -former best ranking:46 -NEW:36
PARMENTIER Pauline -France -22 y.o -former best ranking:53 -NEW:47
BACSINSZKY Timea -Switzerland -18 y.o -former best ranking:88 -NEW:61
KORYTTSEVA Mariya -Ukraine -22 y.o -former best ranking:78 -NEW:72
KLEYBANOVA Alisa -Russia -18 y.o -former best ranking:106 -NEW:82
CETKOVSKA Petra -Czech Republic -23 y.o -former best ranking:99 -NEW:96
CIRSTEA Sorana -Romania -17 y.o -former best ranking106 -NEW:105
KVITOVA Petra -Czech Republic -17 y.o -former best ranking:130 -NEW:129
ERAKOVIC Marina -New Zealand -19 y.o -former best ranking:138 -NEW:135
LAPUSHCHENKOVA Anna -Russia -21 y.o -former best ranking:139 -NEW:136
MANASIEVA Vesna -Russia -18 y.o -former best ranking:149 -NEW:147
WICKMAYER Yanina -Belgium -18 y.o -former best ranking:162 -NEW:153
DUQUE MARINO Mariana -Colombia -18 y.o -former best ranking:196 -NEW:193
DENTONI Corinna -Italy -18 y.o -former best ranking:202 -NEW:200
Huge jump in the WR for Karin who reached her ever 1rst Final on the WTA tour. She did it in a big event at Antwerp Tire II $600K. During that amazing week, she ousted 4th seed/n°13 Schnyder and 9th seed/n°33 Na en route before falling to local favourite Top seed/n°1 Henin.
The in form french 2007 revelation is still rising, brealking the Top 50 this week after reaching her 1rst season SF at Vina del Mar Tier III $200K falling to Top seed/n°32 and eventual winner Pennetta.
At least a breakthrough for that swiss prodigy revealed a couple of years ago. She was struggling a little bit with her confidence and the expectations...but she seems to have reached another level since the beginning of the year. Last week, she performed her ever best WTA Tour results:SF as a qualifer(
) at Antwerp Tier II upsetting 3rd seed/n° Hantuchova before losing to Top seed/n°1 Henin in 3 sets!
One of the beginning of the year revelation (she wasz ranked 156 at the end of 2007), Alisa made the 2nd best run (after Baczinszky) at Antwerp reaching the QF as a qualifer. In the qualies, she ousted Top seed/n°66 back in form Arvidsson. She pushed the pressure on her game a little bit more to beat recent runner up in Paris 6th seed/n°18 Szavay en route before falling to Top seed/n°1 Henin.
FASTER MOVEMENTS IN THE TOP 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 200
Svetlana KUZNETSOVA n°2 (+1):
Svetlana is back to the 2nd position in the world without playing and overtaking serb sensation Ivanovic.
Nicole VAIDISOVA n°14 (+2):
Like Kuznetsova, Nicole is up without really deserving it. She dind't play but benefits from some other players slumping in the world ranking.
Karin KNAPP n°36 (+11):
Timea BACSINSZKY n°61 (+33):
Nuria LLAGOSTERA VIVES n°114 (+21):
The clay season is already back...with all the clay specialists like Nuria who is UP 21 spots this week after reaching the QF as qualifer at Vina Del Mar Tier III $200K. She ousted 6th seed/n°63 Errani en route before falling to n°83 Korrytseva.
Yanina WICKMAYER n°153 (+10):
Yanina represents one of the biggest belgium hope. At only 18 y.o , she's about to break the Top 150 after reaching the 2nd rd as WC at Antwerp Tier II $600 K where she upsetted n°59 Peng before losing to 3rd seed/n°8 Hantuchova.
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