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 September 2016. The best-ranked player is Angelique Kerber with 8,730 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
Kerber, Angelique 8,730
Williams, Serena 7,050
Muguruza, Garbiñe 5,830
Radwanska, Agnieszka 5,815
Halep, Simona 4,801
Pliskova, Karolina 4,425
Williams, Venus 3,815
Suárez Navarro, Carla 3,330
Keys, Madison 3,286
Kuznetsova, Svetlana 3,250
Azarenka, Victoria 3,121
Cibulkova, Dominika 3,100
Konta, Johanna 2,865
Bacsinszky, Timea 2,773
Vinci, Roberta 2,595
Kvitova, Petra 2,390
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia 2,255
Stosur, Samantha 2,200
Vesnina, Elena 2,114
Svitolina, Elina 2,101
Strycova, Barbora 1,930
Bertens, Kiki 1,845
Begu, Irina-Camelia 1,835
Garcia, Caroline 1,675
Kasatkina, Daria 1,653
Babos, Timea 1,630
Bencic, Belinda 1,602
Stephens, Sloane 1,602
Wozniacki, Caroline 1,581
Siegemund, Laura 1,563
Ivanovic, Ana 1,560
Sevastova, Anastasija 1,503
Vandeweghe, Coco 1,501
Puig, Monica 1,500
Doi, Misaki 1,495
Errani, Sara 1,470
Jankovic, Jelena 1,435
Beck, Annika 1,425
Wickmayer, Yanina 1,408
Ostapenko, Jelena 1,395
Putintseva, Yulia 1,380
Makarova, Ekaterina 1,352
Shedova, Yaroslava 1,247
Safarova, Lucie 1,240
Petkovic, Andrea 1,230
Larsson, Johanna 1,230
Gavrilova, Daria 1,165
Bouchard, Eugene 1,165
Zhang, Shuai 1,158
Friedsam, Anna-Lena 1,135
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