10/18/2021 at 10:32 AM CEST
Paula Badosa, the first Spanish tennis player to win the Indian Wells tournament, was promoted, with her victory in the final over the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, fourteen places in the world rankings to place thirteenth in a list that does not change in its first three positions.
The australian Ashleigh barty continues to lead the ranking with 9,077 points, followed by Belarus Aryna Sabalenka (7,115), from the Czech Karolina Pliskova (5,320) and Barbora Krejzikova (4,748) and the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza, which gains one place and is now fifth with 4,425 points. The Tunisian Ons Jabeur, who lost against Badosa In the Indian Wells semifinals, she made the Top-10, eighth, earning eight spots on the list.
Badosa He has won the most important title of his sporting career at the Californian tournament and the second on the WTA circuit, after the one won this year at the WTA 250 in Belgrade.
The Spaniard enters the world Top 15 for the first time, and the 1,000 points she obtained in Indian Wells allow her to go from No. 19 to 8 in the Carrera a Guadalajara (Mexico), momentarily occupying a position of direct access to the Finals. WTA to close the season.
“The WTA Finals were not my goal at the beginning of the week, but now I look at the classification, I see that I am in a position to qualify and it is a personal dream for me,” he said. Badosa.
Paula She is registered in the WTA 250 tournament in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and has been called up to be part of the Spanish team in the Billie Jean King Cup Finals, which will be played in Prague from November 1 to 6.
WTA World Ranking
.1. Ashleigh barty (AUS) 9,077 points
.2. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 7,115
.3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5,320
.4. Barbora Krejzikova (CZE) 4,748
.5. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 4,425
.6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4,096
.7. Maria sakkari (GRE) 4.005
.8. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 3,500
.9. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3,365
10. Naomi osaka (JAP) 3,326
13. Paula Badosa (ESP) 3,248
3. 4. Sara sorribes (ESP) 1,715