Rankings Unchanged For Top Women Post-Wimbledon

Updated: 22 July 2019 18:07 IST

Despite winning the Wimbledon 2019, Simona Halep is still behind Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka and Karolina Pliskova in the WTA rankings.

Rankings Unchanged For Top Women Post-Wimbledon
Ashleigh Barty is leading the WTA rankings with 6605 points. © AFP

The women's world rankings were unchanged at the top on Monday with Ashleigh Barty of Australia at number one after leading players took the week off post-Wimbledon. Japan's Naomi Osaka is second with Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic third and Romania's Wimbledon champion Simona Halep fourth. Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands rounds out the top five. In the final of the Wimbledon 2019, Simona Halep defeated 37-year-old Serena Williams in straight sets to win the title 6-2, 6-2. With the win, Simona Halep became the first Romanian to clinch the coveted title.

The Wimbledon 2019 was full of surprises that saw a 15-year-old Cori Gauff upset Venus Williams to knock the latter out of the Wimbledon 2019 in the first round. Despite winning the Wimbledon, Simona Halep is still 672 points behind Ashleigh Barty. Naomi Osaka and Karolina Pliskova are also ahead of the Wimbledon title holder with 324 and 122 points respectively.

Latest WTA rankings released on Monday:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6605 pts

2. Naomi Osaka (JAP) 6257

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 6055

4. Simona Halep (ROU) 5933

5. Kiki Bertens (NED) 5130

6. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4785

7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4638

8. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3802

9. Serena Williams (USA) 3411

10. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3365

11. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 3136

12. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2963

13. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2875

14. Qiang Wang (CHN) 2872

15. Johanna Konta (GBR) 2790

16. Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 2762

17. Madison Keys (USA) 2555

18. Caroline Wozniacki (SUI) 2478

19. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 2335

20. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2305 (+1)

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Highlights
  • The Women's world rankings were unchanged at the top on Monday
  • Ashleigh Barty is at the top of the list in the latest rankings
  • Naomi Osaka is at 2nd and Karolina Pliskova is at 3rd in the list
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