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
www.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 article: WTA Rankings

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

WTA Rankins (Singles), as o 18 Mey 2015[3]
# Player Pynts Prev Move
1  Serena Williams (USA) 9,361 1 Steady
2  Maria Sharapova (RUS) 7,710 3 Increase 1
3  Simona Halep (ROU) 7,360 2 Decrease 1
4  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 6,760 4 Steady
5  Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 4,940 5 Steady
6  Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 4,167 6 Steady
7  Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3,655 7 Steady
8  Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 3,645 10 Increase 2
9  Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 3,510 8 Decrease 1
10  Andrea Petkovic (GER) 3,315 9 Decrease 1
11  Angelique Kerber (GER) 3,230 11 Steady
12  Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 3,085 12 Steady
13  Lucie Šafářová (CZE) 2,995 14 Increase 1
14  Agnieszka Radwańska (POL) 3,885 13 Decrease 1
15  Venus Williams (USA) 2,646 16 Increase 1
16  Madison Keys (USA) 2,325 17 Increase 1
17  Sara Errani (ITA) 2,140 15 Decrease 2
18  Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2,118 18 Steady
19  Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2,095 19 Steady
20  Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2,076 22 Increase 2
Chynge syne previous week's rankins
WTA Rankins (Doubles), as o August 19, 2013[4]
# Player Pynts Prev Muiv
1  Sania Mirza (IND) 7,940 1 Steady
2  Martina Hingis (SUI) 6,955 2 Steady
3  Sara Errani (ITA) 6,090 3 Steady
3  Roberta Vinci (ITA) 6,090 3 Steady
5  Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 5,740 9 Increase 4
6  Cara Black (ZIM) 5,515 5 Steady
7  Elena Vesnina (RUS) 5,340 6 Decrease 1
7  Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 5,340 6 Decrease 1
9  Peng Shuai (CHN) 5,252 8 Decrease 1
10  Hsieh Su-wei (TPE) 5,025 10 Steady
11  Tímea Babos (HUN) 4,980 17 Increase 6
12  Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 4,410 11 Decrease 1
13  Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 4,265 12 Decrease 1
13  Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 4,265 12 Decrease 1
15  Raquel Kops-Jones (USA) 4,215 14 Decrease 1
15  Abigail Spears (USA) 4,215 14 Decrease 1
17  Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE) 4,160 18 Increase 1
18  Lucie Safarova (CZE) 3,926 19 Increase 1
19  Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 3,747 20 Increase 1
20  Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) 3,715 14 Decrease 6
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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