The Romanian Simona Halep continued to lead the rankings of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) launched on Monday, ahead of the Danish Caroline Wozniacki. The Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka shot 12 places until the seventh after claiming the title of the US Open on Saturday, defeating Serena Williams of the USA. UU 6-2, 6-4 in the women's final of the last Grand Slam tournament of the season.
Osaka's victory also made her the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam title, leaving her with a record of two wins and no losses against the world's most important tennis player, as she beat Williams in the first round of the last Masters 1000 in Miami.
The American Sloane Stephens fell six places to the ninth after being eliminated by the Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in the quarterfinal match of the US Open.
Further down the ranking, Marketa Vondrousova from the Czech Republic jumped 32 places to No. 71 in the world competing in the USA. UU Until the round of 16, in which she was eliminated by Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine.
The WTA ratings and current scores are as follows:
1. Simona Halep (Romania) 8,061 points
2. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 5.975
3. Angelique Kerber (Germany) 5.425
4. Caroline Garcia (France) 4,725
5. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 4,585
6. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 4,555
7. Naomi Osaka (Japan) 4.115
8. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 4,105
9. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3,912
10. Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 3.787