Posted: 16.05.2022 12:09:00

Sabalenka climbed to seventh place in WTA ranking

Due to her successful performance at the representative tournament in Rome, where Aryna Sabalenka reached the semi-finals and lost only to the future winner of the competition, Iga Swiatek from Poland, the Belarusian tennis player has risen in the world ranking by one line and is now ranked seventh


Other Belarusian tennis players have also improved their positions in top-50: Victoria Azarenka – by one place (now she is 15th) and Aliaksandra Sasnovich – by five positions (currently ranked 45th).

Now, the top ten looks as follows: 1. Iga Swiatek (Poland), 2. Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic), 3. Paula Badosa (Spain), 4. Maria Sakkari (Greece), 5. Anett Kontaveit (Estonia), 6. Ons Jabeur (Tunisia), 7. Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus), 8. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic), 9. Daniel Collins (USA), 10. Garbine Muguruza (Spain).

In the men’s ranking, Novak Djokovic, who won his 87th ATP singles tournament last week, kept the lead. He is followed by Daniil Medvedev (Russia), Alexander Zverev (Germany), Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece), Rafael Nadal (Spain), Carlos Alcaraz (Spain), Andrey Rublev (Russia), Casper Ruud (Norway), Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada) and Matteo Berrettini (Italy).

Ilya Ivashka is still in 50th place, while Egor Gerasimov has moved up one position to 146th.