Muguruza Maintains Top Spot In WTA Rankings
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza for the third straight week headed the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday.
The Spanish star topped the rankings despite having been eliminated from the Tokyo Open semi-finals after her defeat against Danish Caroline Wozniacki, who claimed the title on Sunday, reports Efe.
This week’s standings witnessed no changes, as Romanian Simona Halep came in second, followed by Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.
Czech Karolina Pliskova held the fourth position, ahead of fifth-placed American Venus Williams.
The current WTA rankings and point scores are as follows:
1.Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) 6,115 points
2.Simona Halep (Romania) 5,965
3.Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 5,640
4.Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 5,520
5.Venus Williams (United States) 4,756
6.Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 4,640
7.Johanna Konta (Britain) 4,520
8.Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 4,410
9.Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) 3,810
10.Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 3,781.
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