French Open Champion Iga Swiatek Extends Lead On Top Of WTA Rankings

French Open Champion Iga Swiatek Extends Lead On Top Of WTA Rankings

Poland’s Iga Swiatek extended her lead against top-ranked American Coco Goff in the WTA rankings released on Monday after winning the French Open in Paris, moving closer to the top-10. The 21-year-old Polish star is ranked number one in the world. Following the retirement of Australian Ashley Barty in early April. And after claiming the 35th consecutive victory over Roland Garros, he is now more than 4,300 points ahead of Estonia’s new world number two Annette Connaught. Despite being knocked out of their first round in Paris, the Connaught climbed three places to take advantage of an early upset by French Open title holder Barbora Krajikkova.

The Czech dropped the price of his first-round defeat to Frenchman Diane Perry by 12 players to 14th.

Gaff has moved up 10 places to 13th position.

Jessica Pegola of the United States, who lost to Sweetac in the quarterfinals, moved up three places to the top 10.

French Open semi-finalists Daria Kasatkina of Russia and Martina Travison of Italy finished 12th and 27th, respectively.

WTA Rating as of June 6, 2022

1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 8631 points

2. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 4326 (+3)

3. Paula Badusa (ESP) 4245 (+1)

4. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4150 (+2)

5. Maria Skari (GRE) 4016 (-2)

6. Irina Sabalinka (BLR) 3966 (+1)

7. Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 3678 (+1)

8. Jessica Pegula (USA) 3255 (+3)

9. Daniel Collins (USA) 3255

10. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 3060

11. Emma Raducanu (GBR) 2975 (+1)

12. Kasatkina River (RUS) 2765 (+8)

13. Coco Gauff (USA) 2756 (+10)

14. Barbora Krejcíková (CZE) 2642 (-12)

15. Laila Fernandez (CAN) 2605 (+3)

16. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 2596 (-3)

17. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2585 (-3)

18. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2474 (-1)


19. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2330 (-4)

20. Simona Halep (ROM) 2196 (-1)

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