Swiatek And Sabalenka Stay Clear Of Pack In Latest WTA Rankings After Epic Madrid Final

Swiatek And Sabalenka Stay Clear Of Pack In Latest WTA Rankings After Epic Madrid Final

by Nurein Ahmed

Iga Swiatek continues to dominate the rest of the women's tour after clinching her third WTA 1000 title of the season at the Madrid Open.

Swiatek remains the only woman with five-digit ranking points (10910). Her closest challenger, Sabalenka, sits in second place with 7498 points. The Belarusian needed to make the final in Madrid to retain her spot in the top two.

Coco Gauff, who was in pole position to knock off Sabalenka for 2nd place, is now 185 points behind her in the rankings. The World No. 2 ranking will be on the line in Rome.

But Elena Rybakina will not contend for that position at the Italian Open. She is the defending champion at the Foro Italico and can't gain points. The Kazakh will, therefore, remain fourth ahead of Jessica Pegula, who has withdrawn from the WTA 1000 doubleheader on clay.

Marketa Vondrousova is in sixth position and must reach at least the Rome final to make her Top 5 debut. One of Qinwen Zheng (7th), Maria Sakkari (8th), and Ons Jabeur (9th) will be capable of eclipsing the 30-year-old American but must win the whole thing in the Italian capital.

There are no new entrants into the Top 10, so Jelena Ostapenko rounds off the WTA's elite group after Madrid. Madison Keys rose four spots to 16th after reaching her first semifinal since the 2023 US Open.

Marta Kostyuk makes her Top 20 debut (20th) despite losing early in the Spanish capital. The race to get into the seeding positions for Roland Garros is hotting up.

Katerina Siniakova has thrust her name into that conversation after capturing the WTA 125 Catalonia Open this past weekend. She rose to 36th in the rankings, just four spots from the Top 32—the cut-off for Grand Slam seeding.

Mirra Andreeva celebrated her 17th birthday in style as she reached her first WTA 1000 quarterfinal in Madrid. She soared into the Top 40 (40th), while Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva moved up to 41st after reaching her second successive quarterfinal at the 1000 level.

Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo re-enters the Top 50 (47th) after scoring wins over Victoria Azarenka and Elina Svitolina in her run to the second week of her home tournament. You can track all the WTA players who have made significant leaps by checking our dedicated rankings page.


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