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Barty still in the lead, Swiatek in the Top 15

Ashleigh Barty is still effectively forward of the WTA rankings, which modified little on Monday for the finest, aside from the arrival of Iga Swiatek in 15th place in the world. The 4 French girls in the Top 100 have all misplaced not less than one place.

Just one event was on the WTA calendar final week, on the Adelaide aspect in Australia, and that didn’t trigger a stir in the standings. Ashleigh Barty, regardless of her early elimination in the spherical of 16, stays the queen of girls’s tennis, with a snug lead over Naomi Osaka. These two gamers won’t be seen this week in Doha, the Japanese returning to competitors subsequent week in Dubai, and the Australian on March 22 in Miami.

Simon Halep, additionally absent in Qatar, completes the high three, who has a very good margin forward of the fourth, Sofia Kenin, arrested just a few weeks due to appendicitis. The remainder of the standings are tight, nonetheless, and there might be modifications with the massive tournaments in March in Doha, Dubai and Miami. We’ll word this Monday the arrival in 15th place in the world of Iga Swiatek, the winner of the final Roland-Garros, who gained Saturday in the ultimate in Adelaide and who gained the finest rating of her profession, at 19 years previous. Belinda Bencic, finalist of the Australian event, nonetheless, stays twelfth.

Les Bleues are overtaken

On the French aspect, our 4 representatives of the Top 100, who didn’t shine in Adelaide (Garcia and Mladenovic) or not performed in any respect this week (Ferro and Cornet), are shedding locations. Fiona Ferro and Caroline Garcia, the two top-ranked tricolors, misplaced a spot, being overtaken by Coco Gauff, now 38th in the world at 16, after reaching the semi-finals in Adelaide.

Kristina Mladenovic (53rd) for her half loses two locations following the development of Shelby Rogers, quarter-finalist final week. Alizé Cornet (59th) bears the brunt of Jil Teichamnn’s arrival in 54th place, after his half in Adelaide. This week, our 4 Frenchwomen will probably be in Lyon, together with three with seed standing. What to hope for good outcomes and a greater rating subsequent Monday?


Rating on March 1, 2021
1- Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 9,186 factors
2- Naomi Osaka (JAP) 7,835
3- Simona Halep (ROU) 7 255
4- Sofia Kenin (USA) 5,760
5- Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5,370
6- Karolina Pliskova (RTC) 5 205
7- Serena Williams (USA) 4,915
8- Aryna Sabalenka (BIE) 4,810
9- Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 4,735
10- Petra Kvitova (RTC) 4,571

46- Fiona Ferro (FRA) 1,557 (-1)
47- Caroline Garcia (FRA) 1,520 (-1)
53- Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 1,455 (-2)
59- Alizé Cornet (FRA) 1,290 (-1)

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