WTA Ranking of the top 50 female tennis players worldwide based on ranking points (as of January 30th, 2017)

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World Ranking Points
Williams, Serena 7,780
Kerber, Angelique 7,115
Pliskova, Karolina 5,270
Halep, Simona 5,073
Cibulkova, Dominika4,985
Radwanska, Agnieszka 4,915
Muguruza, Garbiñe 4,720
Kuznetsova, Svetlana 3,915
Keys, Madison3,897
Konta, Johanna3,705
Williams, Venus 3,530
Kvitova, Petra 3,415
Svitolina, Elina2,955
Suárez Navarro, Carla 2,625
Bacsinszky, Timea2,407
Vesnina, Elena2,357
Strycova, Barbora2,295
Wozniacki, Caroline 2,295
Azarenka, Victoria 2,161
Vinci, Roberta 2,595
Vandeweghe, Coco 2,136
Pavlyuchenkova, Anastasia 2,040
Stosur, Samantha 2,016
Bertens, Kiki1,956
Garcia, Caroline1,885
Gavrilova, Daria1,665
Kasatkina, Daria1,580
Begu, Irina-Camelia1,562
Lucic-Baroni, Mirjana1,556
Babos, Timea1,485
Zhang, Shuai1,485
Sevastova, Anastasija1,445
Ostapenko, Jelena1,425
Putintseva, Yulia1,390
Niculescu, Monica1,390
Siegemund, Laura1,382
Makarova, Ekaterina1,377
Riske, Alison1,367
Konjuh, Ana1,351
Siniakova, Katerina1,343
Doi, Misaki1,270
Michale, Christina1,250
Bouchard, Eugene1,245
Cornet, Alizé1,242
Shvedova, Yaroslava1,224
Puig, Monica1,155
Errani, Sara1,145
Rogers, Shelby1,138
Jankovic, Jelena1,135
Stephens, Sloane 1,127
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This statistic shows the top 50 female tennis players worldwide in the WTA Ranking in January 2017. The best-ranked player is Serena Williams with 7,780 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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