WTA released the new ranking points on September 26. Here is all you need to know about who gained how many points and who skipped it.
The most recent WTA Rankings place Russians Liudmila Samsonova and Ekaterina Alexandrova at their respective career-high positions of 21 and 23, respectively. Samsonova rose seven positions after winning the WTA500 championship in Tokyo, while Alexandrova rose three after winning the WTA250 title in Seoul. Samsonova won her third championship in four competitions, while Alexandrova won her second championship of the year.
Jelena Ostapenko and Qinwen Zheng, the losers from the finals in Seoul and Tokyo, jumped two and eight positions, respectively, to land in the 17th and 28th positions.
Emma Raducanu, who won the 2021 US Open and advanced to her first tour-level semifinal in Seoul, moved up 11 ranks to 66th. Anett Kontaveit was replaced in the top 10 by Paula Badosa, who rose to No. 3 globally. Maria Sakkari was moved from position six by Aryna Sabalenka.
New WTA Top 10:
3. Badosa (+1)
4. Kontaveit (-1)
6. Sabalenka (+1)
7. Sakkari (-1)
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