Czech Petra Kvitova, former number 2 in the world, returned this Monday to the top 10 of the WTA rankings following his surprise victory in Miami, while Poland’s Iga Swiatek continued to dominate with an unaltered podium finish.
The 33-year-old player, a two-time Wimbledon champion (2011, 2014) but not crowned in Florida, he has not held such a high position since September 20, 2021.
Her rival in the final Kazakh Elena Rybakina did not complete the “Double of the Sun” after her victory in Indian Wells and remains in 7th place.
swiatekwho won Miami in 2022, was unable to defend his options this year due to injury, but continues to lead the standings, ahead of Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka and American Jessica Pegula, who were eliminated in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively, in Miami.
Despite his early departure from Florida, the French Caroline Garcia remains in fourth place of the world rankings, a position Tunisian Ons Jabeur took from him two weeks ago.
Regarding the Spanish representation, Paula Badosa fell four places and is now number 33. Behind him we can see Nuria Párrizas (80), Cristina Bucsa (81), Rebeka Masarova (91), Sara Sorribes (106), Marina Bassols (122) and Garbiñe Muguruza, who is ranked 132nd after more than two months of not playing.
WTA world ranking
1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 8975 pts
2. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 6945
3. Jessica Pegula (USA) 5605
4. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4990
5. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4866
6. Cory Gauff (USA) 4346
7. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 4305
8. Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 3375
9. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 3191 (+1)
10. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3162 (+2)
33. Paula Badosa (ESP) 1283 (-4)
80. Nuria Parrizas (ESP) 755 (+8)
81. Cristina Bucsa (ESP) 753 (+1)
91. Rebeka Masarova (ESP) 707 (-1)
106. Sara Sorribes (ESP) 607
122. Marina Bassols (ESP) 543 (+2)
132. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 512 (-1)
Source: La Verdad
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