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The 20 Greatest *Active Singles* Players on the WTA Tour

Note: This list is completely subjective, and is based on how I think players will be remembered.

Please Read Criteria:
Number of Slams first.
Slam finals is second.
Ranking is third*

Non-slam career titles fourth.
Doubles titles serve as a tiebreak, when all else is even.

*Exception: #1 ranking trumps slam final.

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Updated 7/13/15.

Top 20 Active Players

LORD ABOVE ALL OTHERS

1. Serena.
33 USA

1 Career Golden Slam, 2 Grand Slams (non-calendar), 1 Other Career Slam; 8 other Slams, 4 other Slam finals, 13 GS Doubles, 2 GS Mixed, 3 Olympic Doubles Gold Medals, 46 other singles, 4 other doubles, 249 weeks at No. 1. YE No. 1 player: 2014, 2013, 2009, 2002.












The Mere Earthlings...

2. Venus Williams 34 USA

7 Slams, 1 Olympic Gold, 7 other Slam finals, 13 GS Doubles, 2 GS Mixed, 3 Olympic Doubles Gold, 38 other singles, 5 other doubles, 11 weeks at No. 1.

3. Maria Sharapova, 28 RUS

1 Career Slam, 1 other Slam, 1 Olympic Silver, 5 other Slam finals, 29 other singles, 3 doubles, HR No. 1, 21 weeks.

4. Victoria Azarenka, 25 BLR

2 Slams, 2 other Slam finals, 1 Olympic Bronze, 1 Olympic Mixed Gold, 2 GS Mixed, 15 other singles, 5 other doubles, hr. #1 for 51 weeks. Year ending #1 player, 2012.

5. Svetlana Kuznetsova, 29 RUS

2 Slams, 2 other Slam Finals, 2 Slam Doubles, 12 other singles, 12 other doubles, hr. #2

6. Petra Kvitova, 25 CZE

2 Slams, 13 other singles, hr. #2

7. Ana Ivanovic, 27 SRB

1 Slam, 2 other Slam finals, 13 other singles, hr. #1, 12 weeks.

8. Sam Stosur, 31 AUS

1 Slam, 1 Slam final, 2 Slam Doubles, 3 Slam Mixed Doubles, 6 other singles, 20 other doubles, hr #4.

9. Francesca Schiavone, 34 ITA

1 Slam, 1 Slam final, 5 other singles, 7 doubles, hr. #4.

10. Caroline Wozniacki, 24 DEN

2 Slam finals, 23 singles, 2 doubles, hr. #1 for 67 weeks. Year ending #1 player, 2010, 2011.

11. Jelena Jankovic, 30 SRB

1 Slam final, 1 GS Mixed, 12 singles, 2 doubles, hr. #1 for 19 weeks, year-ending #1 player: 2008.

12. Vera Zvonareva, 30 RUS

2 Slam finals, 2 Slam Doubles, 2 Slam Mixed, 1 Olympic Bronze, 12 singles, 3 other doubles, hr. #2

13. Agnieszka Radwanska, 26 POL

1 Slam Final, 14 singles, 2 doubles, hr. #2

14. Simona Halep, 23 ROM

1 Slam final, 11 singles, hr #2.

15. Sara Errani, 28 ITA

1 Slam final, 1 Career Slam Doubles, 1 other Slam Doubles, 9 singles, 13 other doubles, hr. #5

16. Eugenie Bouchard, 21, CAN

1 Slam final, 1 single, hr. #5

17. Lucie Safarova, 28 CZE

1 Slam final, 1 Slam Doubles, 5 singles, hr. #7

18. Garbine Muguruza, 21, ESP

1 Slam final, 1 single, 4 doubles, hr. #9

19. Dominika Cibulkova, 26 SVK

1 Slam final, 4 singles, hr. #10

20. Sabine Lisicki, 25 GER

1 Slam final, 4 singles, 3 doubles, hr. #12

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