It was a special fall. For the first time since the beginning of 2014, Simona Halep left the Top 10 of the WTA world rankings. The Romanian, who was No. 1 in singles, now fell to 13th in the rankings, which is still led by Australian Ashleigh Barty.
Halep finished 2013 in 11th place in the individual classification and already in January 2014 she climbed to the Top 10. Since then, the Romanian had been uninterrupted. In between, he was first world No. 1 in October 2017 and won his two Grand Slam titles, at Roland Garros 2018 and Wimbledon 2019.
This Monday, Halep fell three positions and thus descended from the select group of the 10 best. Now she is in the batch from 11th to 20th along with Serena Williams, the American of almost 40 years and with 23 Grand Slam in her windows, who dropped four places and is now No. 20 in the WTA ranking.
No. 1 continues to be Barty, with almost 2,500 more units than the escort, the Japanese Naomi Osaka. The podium is completed by Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka.
For her part, Czech Barbora Krejcikova, featured in doubles with Grand Slam cups and the recent gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, rose one place and is for the first time Top 10 in singles in her career. It comes from conquering Roland Garros and is the new N ° 10 in the world.
Among the Latin American women, the two Top 100 remain: Argentina’s Nadia Podoroska improved two places and is No. 38, while Colombian Camila Osorio Serrano lost two places and was No. 75.
WTA WORLD RANKING:
1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) (=) 9,635 points
2. Naomi Osaka (JPN) (=) 7.146
3. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) (=) 6.845
4. Sofia Kenin (USA) (=) 5.345
5. Elina Svitolina (UKR) (+1) 5,035
6. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) (+1) 4,850
7. Iga Swiatek (POL) (+1) 4,550
8. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) (-3) 4,431
9. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) (=) 4,165
10. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) (+1) 4,113
LATIN AMERICANS IN THE TOP 100:
38. Nadia Podoroska (ARG) (+2) 1.762
75. Camila Osorio Serrano (COL) (-2) 1.029