Weemen's Tennis Association

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Women's Tennis Association
WTA
Sport Professional tennis
Foondit 1973
Chairman Stacey Allaster
Chief Exec Stacey Allaster
Official website
wtatennis.com

The Weemen's Tennis Association (WTA), foondit in 1973 bi Billie Jean King, is the principal organizin body o weemen's professional tennis. It govrens the WTA Tour which is the warldwide professional tennis tour for weemen. Its coonterpairt organization in the men's professional gemme is the Association o Tennis Professionals (ATP).

The Weemen's Tennis Association wis foondit in the month o Juin 1973, but can trace its origins back tae Houston, Texas wi the inaugural Virginia Slims toornament, arranged bi Gladys Heldman, an held on 23 September 1970. Rosie Casals wan this first event. The WTA's corporate heidquarters is in St. Petersburg, Florida. The European heidquarters is in Lunnon, an the Asie-Paceefic heidquarters is in Beijing.

WTA Rankins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: WTA Rankings

These leets are based on the WTA Rankins.[1][2]

WTA Rankins (Singles), as o August 19, 2013[3]
# Player Pynts Prev Move
1  Serena Williams (USA) 12,260 1 Steady
2  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 9,505 2 Steady
3  Maria Sharapova (RUS) 8,766 3 Steady
4  Agnieszka Radwańska (POL) 6,335 4 Steady
5  Sara Errani (ITA) 5,125 6 Increase 1
6  Li Na (CHN) 4,825 5 Decrease 1
7  Marion Bartoli (FRA) 4,365 7 Steady
8  Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3,490 10 Increase 2
9  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 3,440 9 Steady
10  Angelique Kerber (GER) 3,420 8 Decrease 2
11  Jelena Janković (SRB) 3,265 15 Increase 4
12  Roberta Vinci (ITA) 3,220 12 Steady
13  Samantha Stosur (AUS) 3,210 11 Decrease 2
14  Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 2,961 13 Decrease 1
15  Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 2,940 14 Decrease 1
16  Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 2,870 16 Steady
17  Sloane Stephens (USA) 2,865 17 Steady
18  Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2,556 18 Steady
19  Dominika Cibulková (SVK) 2,400 19 Steady
20  Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 2,375 20 Steady
Chynge syne previous week's rankins
WTA Rankins (Doubles), as o August 19, 2013[4]
# Player Pynts Prev Move
1  Sara Errani (ITA) 9,355 1 Steady
1  Roberta Vinci (ITA) 9,355 1 Steady
3  Nadia Petrova (RUS) 7,505 3 Steady
4  Elena Vesnina (RUS) 7,220 5 Increase 1
5  Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 7,220 6 Increase 1
6  Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) 6,725 4 Decrease 2
7  Hsieh Su-wei (TPE) 6,215 9 Increase 2
8  Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE) 5,820 7 Decrease 1
9  Peng Shuai (CHN) 5,476 10 Increase 1
10  Lucie Hradecká (CZE) 5,266 8 Decrease 2
11  Květa Peschke (CZE) 5,175 11 Steady
12  Anna-Lena Grönefeld (GER) 4,875 12 Steady
13  Raquel Kops-Jones (USA) 4,080 13 Steady
13  Abigail Spears (USA) 4,080 13 Steady
15  Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 3,961 15 Steady
16  Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 3,774 16 Steady
17  Sania Mirza (IND) 3,615 18 Increase 1
18  Lisa Raymond (USA) 3,545 19 Increase 1
19  Lucie Šafářová (CZE) 3,545 20 Increase 1
20  Nuria Llagostera Vives (ESP) 3,485 17 Decrease 3
Chynge syne previous week's rankins

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings:Singles". Women's Tennis Association. 
  2. "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings:Doubles". Women's Tennis Association. 
  3. "WTA Rankings (singles)". wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. 
  4. "WTA Rankings (doubles)". wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. 

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