WTA Ranking of the top 50 female tennis players worldwide based on ranking points (as of July 12, 2016)

This statistic shows the top 50 female tennis players worldwide in the WTA Ranking in July 2016. The best-ranked player is Serena Williams with 8,330 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 8,330
Kerber, Angelique 6,500
Muguruza, Garbiñe 5,482
Radwanska, Agnieszka 5,335
Halep, Simona 4,792
Azarenka, Victoria 3,761
Williams, Venus 3,656
Vinci, Roberta 3,525
Suárez Navarro, Carla 3,010
Kuznetsova, Svetlana 2,900
Keys, Madison 2,871
Cibulkova, Dominika 2,871
Kvitova, Petra 2,816
Stosur, Samantha 2,640
Bencic, Belinda 2,605
Pliskova, Karolina 2,540
Bacsinszky, Timea 2,500
Konta, Johanna 2,390
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia 2,320
Svitolina, Elina 2,226
Errani, Sara 2,030
Strycova, Barbora 2,005
Stephens, Sloane 1,995
Vesnina, Elena 1,967
Ivanovic, Ana 1,855
Bertens, Kiki 1,849
Jankovic, Jelena 1,770
Safarova, Lucie 1,673
Kasatkina, Daria 1,666
Makarova, Ekaterina 1,651
Begu, Irina-Camelia 1,645
Garcia, Caroline 1,645
Puig, Monica 1,480
Mladenovic, Kristina 1,465
Vandeweghe, Coco 1,462
Doi, Misaki 1,460
Ostapenko, Jelena 1,422
Beck, Annika 1,413
Petkovic, Andrea 1,380
Bouchard, Eugene 1,230
Schmiedlova, Anna Karolina 1,340
Putintseva, Yulia 1,330
Siegemund, Laura 1,283
Tsurenko, Lesia 1,270
Babos, Timea 1,260
Wickmayer, Yanina 1,255
Gavrilova, Daria 1,135
Friedsam, Anna-Lena 1,135
Shedova, Yaroslava 1,132
Flipkens, Kirsten 1,105
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