Maria is confirming her the lead of the russian nation.She's got a big challenge in front of her now...finishing the year as n°1 in the world.
Nadia is back on the podium overtaking Elena D thanks to her fall farm: 1 victory (Stuttgart) and 2 times runner up (at Moscow and Linz).
Impressing rise for Anna who is now n°13 in the world!She won consecutlively her 2 first title on the tour: Gangzhou and Moscow (where she produces an incredible tennis with victories over n°10 Safina, n°7 Dementieva and n°5 Petrova!!!).
Amazing top 10 entry for Olga too! That n°201 ranked playre at the beginning of the year is now top 40! She's up 45 places in the world in 2 months with incredible stats:2 times runner up at Kolkata and Quebec, 1 semi final at Tashkent and a quater at Guangzhou.
Good rise in the wolrd ranking even if she remains the same position at the NR for Alla: she mixed up WTA and ITF events (runner up at Beijing $50K challenger ousting Top seed/n°84 Bardina, QF at Shanghai $50K, QF at Kolkata WTA event upsetting 8th seed/n°81 Rodionova.