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post #59 of (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 2018, 07:26 AM Thread Starter
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Re: my weekly rankings project



Jan 8: two top100 debuts with Kimiko Date and Rachel McQuillian

Jan 15:
- Natasha Zvereva moves up 11 spots to #12 in two weeks with winning Brisbane and Sydney back-to-back
- Julie Halard jumps from #91 to #68 (QF Sydney)

Australian Open

more >>> 1990_01_29_big.pdf

- a lot of movements here, much more than in previous years
- a pity that Zvereva couldn't continue her series and achieve more here

Feb 19:
- Linda Harvey-Wild moves up 74 positions to #113 (QF Chicago as qualifyer)
- Natalie Tauziat moves up from #19 to #15
- Ros Fairbank, now 29yo, moves up to #12, her best ranking so far
- Seles and Man. Maleeva switched positions: Maleeva 10 to 6, Seles 6 to 10

Feb 26: Amy Frazier wins the title in Oklahoma and moves up 8 spots to #30

March 5: Amy Frazier reaches the SF stage in Indian Wells and moves up another 6 spots to #24

March 12:
- 13yo Jennifer Capriati debuts on the rankings at #95 with 443 points (final Boca Raton)
- Amanda Coetzer moves up 14 spots to #40 (QF)
- Laura Gildemeister (SF) equals her former highest positon at #19, reached back in 1984

March 26:
- the Lipton this year had the lowest competition since its inaugural edition, lacking 3 top-five players
- Conchita Martinez moves up 8 spots to #13 (SF)
- Natalie Tauziat moves up to #12 (also SF)
- Julie Halard is up 14 spots to #41 (4th round)

April 2: Katarina Maleeva moves from #22 to #14 after winning in Houston; she has a 55 % quality-ratio because of defeating the #2 Navratilova enroute

April 9: Capriati jumps from #77 to #33 by reaching her second final within weeks

April 16: when Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario defeats Sabatini in Amelia Island she takes over the #3-spot for the 1st time

April 30: Katarina Maleeva joins her sister Manuela under the top10

May 21: Monica Seles moves up to #3 after winning Rome and Berlin back-to-back

Roland Garros

more >>> 1990_06_11_big.pdf

- Maggie Maleeva enters the top100


more >>> 1990_07_09_big.pdf

- Graf's advantage to Navratilova shrunk to only 4 %

Aug 6: top100-debut for Naoko Sawamatsu (QF Montreal, up #124 to #87)

the US Open

more >>> 1990_09_10_big.pdf

- despite Sabatini's biggest career tournament victory it doesn't improve her ranking, because it wasn't a good year so far ...
- Linda Ferrando jumps from #100 to #52 with her 4R result and the famous victory over current #3 Monica Seles

Oct 1: 15yo Anke Huber jumps from #81 to #55 (finalist Bayonne)

Nov 5: Meredith Mcgrath jumps 30 spots to #58 (SF Oakland)

- Monica Seles moves into the runner-up position for the first time
- Navratilova, after Wimbledon almost the №1 again, falls here to #4 (she wasn't ranked below the top3 since January 1977 = 721 weeks)

full season list

more details >>> 001-100, 101-200

- Capriati just scrapes past a top10 position after only 8 months on tour - exceptional
- Katarina Maleeva ended the year above her older sister for the 1st time


tournaments conclusion

>>> more


first try of rankings with other systems:

( post121.html )

- Graf on top all year on every list
- Navratilova is runner-up on every list until the week before the SEC, then Monika Seles took over this spot

seperate lists:


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