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Barty widens the hole, Garcia n ° 1 French

On kickoff day of the Australian Open, the WTA up to date their standings, and No.1 Ashleigh Barty elevated her lead. Caroline Garcia, for her half, stole the French No. 1 place from Fiona Ferro.

Absent from the courts for eleven months, Ashleigh Barty signed a profitable comeback by profitable the Yarra Valley Traditional on Sunday in Melbourne, and this may be seen in the new WTA rating revealed on Monday, as the Australian will increase her lead at the prime of the “rating”, with 469 extra factors. She remains to be forward of Simona Halep and Naomi Osaka.

There is just one change in the High 10, and it’s the work of Petra Kvitova, eighth finalist of the Yarra Valley Traditional, and who takes eighth place from Bianca Andreescu, who has not performed a match since the Masters 2019. In sixteenth place, we discover Elise Mertens, who gained 4 locations due to her victory in the Gippsland Trophy, whereas Anett Kontaveit and Ann Li, finalists of the Grampians Trophy (the ultimate was not disputed) are respectively 22nd (+1 place) and 69th (+30 locations).

Garcia new blue queen

French aspect, Caroline Garcia takes benefit of her spherical of 16 at the Gippsland Trophy to climb one place (43rd) and thus turn into the French No. 1 once more to the detriment of Fiona Ferro. The 4 Blues of the High 100 are very shut: Garcia 43rd, Ferro 46th, Mladenovic 52nd and Cornet 54th. Their outcomes at the Australian Open (the prime three have already certified for the second spherical) may effectively make the distinction.


Rating as of February 8, 2021
1- Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 9,186 factors
2- Simona Halep (ROU) 7 255
3- Naomi Osaka (JAP) 5,965
4- Sofia Kenin (USA) 5,760
5- Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5,260
6- Karolina Pliskova (RTC) 5 205
7- Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 4,580
8- Petra Kvitova (RTC) 4,571 (+1)
9- Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 4,555 (-1)
10- Kiki Bertens (PBS) 4,505

43- Caroline Garcia (FRA) 1,520 (+1)
46- Fiona Ferro (FRA) 1,497 (-3)
52- Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 1,335 (-2)
54- Alizé Cornet (FRA) 1,290 (-1)

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