WTA Ranking of the top 50 female tennis players worldwide based on ranking points (as of December 11th, 2017)

WTA Ranking of the top 50 female tennis players based on ranking points 2017 This statistic shows the top 50 female tennis players worldwide in the WTA Ranking in December 2017. The best-ranked player is Simona Halep with 6,030 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
Halep, Simona 6,175
Muguruza, Garbiñe 6,135
Wozniacki, Caroline 6,015
Pliskova, Karolina 5,730
Williams, Venus 5,597
Svitolina, Elina5,500
Ostapenko, Jelena5,010
Garcia, Caroline4,385
Konta, Johanna3,610
Vandeweghe, Coco 3,258
Mladenovic, Kristina2,935
Kuznetsova, Svetlana2,856
Stephens, Sloane2,802
Goerges, Julia2,655
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia2,485
Sevastova, Anastasija2,475
Barty, Ashleigh2,236
Vesnina, Elena2,220
Keys, Madison2,213
Rybarikova, Magdalena2,141
Kerber, Angelique 2,121
Williams, Serena 2,030
Strycova, Barbora2,025
Kasatkina, Daria1,950
Gavrilova, Daria1,865
Cibulkova, Dominika1,860
Peng, Shuai1,765
Radwanska, Agnieszka 1,715
Kvitova, Petra 1,653
Safarova, Lucie 1,650
Bertens, Kiki1,610
Lucic-Baroni, Mirjana1,605
Makarova, Ekaterina1,580
Kontaveit, Anett1,535
Zhang, Shuai1,535
Mertens, Elise1,483
Cirstea, Sorana1,455
Cornet, Alizé1,420
Bacsinszky, Timea1,362
Suárez Navarro, Carla 1,341
Stosur, Samantha 1,211
Tsurenko, Lesia1,200
Begu, Irina-Camelia1,194
Konjuh, Ana1,176
Wang, Qiang1,165
Maria. Tatjana1,125
Barthel, Mona1,103
Siniakova, Katerina1,100
Davis, Lauren1,093
Witthoeft, Carina1,093
World Ranking Points
Halep, Simona 6,175
Muguruza, Garbiñe 6,135
Wozniacki, Caroline 6,015
Pliskova, Karolina 5,730
Williams, Venus 5,597
Svitolina, Elina5,500
Ostapenko, Jelena5,010
Garcia, Caroline4,385
Konta, Johanna3,610
Vandeweghe, Coco 3,258
Mladenovic, Kristina2,935
Kuznetsova, Svetlana2,856
Stephens, Sloane2,802
Goerges, Julia2,655
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia2,485
Sevastova, Anastasija2,475
Barty, Ashleigh2,236
Vesnina, Elena2,220
Keys, Madison2,213
Rybarikova, Magdalena2,141
Kerber, Angelique 2,121
Williams, Serena 2,030
Strycova, Barbora2,025
Kasatkina, Daria1,950
Gavrilova, Daria1,865
Cibulkova, Dominika1,860
Peng, Shuai1,765
Radwanska, Agnieszka 1,715
Kvitova, Petra 1,653
Safarova, Lucie 1,650
Bertens, Kiki1,610
Lucic-Baroni, Mirjana1,605
Makarova, Ekaterina1,580
Kontaveit, Anett1,535
Zhang, Shuai1,535
Mertens, Elise1,483
Cirstea, Sorana1,455
Cornet, Alizé1,420
Bacsinszky, Timea1,362
Suárez Navarro, Carla 1,341
Stosur, Samantha 1,211
Tsurenko, Lesia1,200
Begu, Irina-Camelia1,194
Konjuh, Ana1,176
Wang, Qiang1,165
Maria. Tatjana1,125
Barthel, Mona1,103
Siniakova, Katerina1,100
Davis, Lauren1,093
Witthoeft, Carina1,093
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This statistic shows the top 50 female tennis players worldwide in the WTA Ranking in December 2017. The best-ranked player is Simona Halep with 6,030 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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December 2017
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Worldwide
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December 11th, 2017

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