WTA Ranking of the top 50 female tennis players worldwide based on ranking points (as of April 4, 2016)

This statistic shows the top 50 female tennis players worldwide in the WTA Ranking in April 2016. The best-ranked player is Serena Williams with 8,625 points.

Women's professional tennis

The WTA Singles Rankings ranks the top women’s professional tennis players in the world. Players are awarded points based on their success in tournaments on the pro tour and are ranked according to the number of points they earned. The ranking is updated weekly and the results of the last 52 weeks are factored in.

Serena Williams can be considered the most successful player of the past ten years, consistently ranking in the Top-10 in the past few years. Steffi Graf holds the record for the most weeks at number one, with 377 weeks. She also is the player with the most consecutive weeks at the top of the rankings, spending 186 weeks in a row in the top spot from August 17, 1987 to March 10, 1991. Steffi Graf was ranked number one at year-end a total of eight times.

The WTA, short for Women’s Tennis Association, is the governing body of women’s professional tennis. It was founded in 1973 by Billie Jean King, one of the most successful pro tennis players of all time having won a total of 39 Grand Slam titles.

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 World Ranking Points
Williams, Serena 8,625
Kerber, Angelique 6,025
Radwanska, Agnieszka 5,775
Muguruza, Garbiñe 4,831
Azarenka, Victoria 4,530
Halep, Simona 3,785
Kvitova, Petra 3,763
Vinci, Roberta 3,595
Sharapova, Maria 3,432
Bencic, Belinda 3,340
Suárez Navarro, Carla 3,160
Pennetta, Flavia 3,033
Kuznetsova, Svetlana 3,010
Williams, Venus 2,887
Safarova, Lucie 2,768
Svitolina, Elina 2,750
Bacsinszky, Timea 2,735
Pliskova, Karolina 2,590
Ivanovic, Ana 2,531
Errani, Sara 2,420
Konta, Johanna 2,225
Keys, Madison 2,210
Jankovic, Jelena 1,975
Wozniacki, Caroline 1,936
Stephens, Sloane 1,900
Stosur, Samantha 1,845
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia 1,840
Petkovic, Andrea 1,730
Mladenovic, Kristina 1,725
Makarova, Ekaterina 1,666
Schmiedlova, Anna Karolina 1,665
Niculescu, Monica 1,495
Strycova, Barbora 1,440
Begu, Irina-Camelia 1,410
Kasatkina, Daria 1,367
Vandeweghe, Coco 1,326
Gavrilova, Daria 1,269
Ostapenko, Jelena 1,217
Babos, Timea 1,210
Beck, Annika 1,206
Wickmayer, Yanina 1,195
Tsurenko, Lesia 1,194
Doi, Misaki 1,188
Garcia, Caroline 1,180
Cornet, Alizé 1,175
Bouchard, Eugene 1,170
Gasparyan, Margarita 1,168
Giorgi, Camila 1,145
Pereira, Teliana 1,136
Kovinic, Danka 1,103
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