WTA Ranking

  • Sania MirzaCara Black lying fourth in Race to Singapore standings September 11, 2014

    St. Petersburg: Sania Mirza, who will be skipping the Asian Games to focus on qualifying for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, and Cara Black are lying fourth in the Race to Singapore standings with just over a month to go for the seasonending WTA Finals in Singapore. Meanwhile, the...
  • Happy to be back in top 10: Sania Mirza November 1, 2013

    Riding on some strong performances this season partnering with Cara Black, the Indian ace has broken into top 10 in rankings. ...
  • Serena bags world number one yearend crown for third time September 27, 2013

    Serena Williams has clinched the yearend women's world number one ranking for the third time in her career after winning two grand slam titles during an excellent 2013. The American has compiled a 674 record this season and won nine singles titles on the WTA Tour, including the French Open and...
  • Paes static at No. 5 in ATP doubles rankings October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Leander Paes remained unchanged at number five but Rohan Bopanna on Tuesday reentered the doubles top10 on the back of his runnersup finish at the ATP Shanghai Masters. Paes won the Shanghai Masters on Monday with Radek Stepanek, who also moved two places up to number six. Bopanna jumped...
  • Wozniacki out of women's tennis top ten ranking November 16, 2012

    Copenhagen: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of topten women tennis players for the first time in three years, the latest WTA ranking showed Monday. Wozniacki is now ranked 11th, down from an earlier ninth place, marking the first time since June 2009...
  • Kvitova rises to fifth, Federer remains No. 1 November 16, 2012

    New York: Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic rose to fifth in the new WTA rankings published on Sunday after winning the New Haven Open. Kvitova defeated Russia's Maria Kirilenko 76(9), 75 in a closefought final on Saturday to swap places with Angelique Kerber of Germany, who is now sixth in the...
  • Sania climbs up the ladder in singles rankings May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza might have been out of action in singles but she still managed to gain four places to be at 187th spot in the latest WTA rankings issued on Monday. The Hyderabadi girl, however, has lost three places in the doubles rankings to be at the 12th position,...
  • Sania slides to 129 in singles rankings February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The poor singles run in recent times has further dented Sania Mirza's ranking as the Indian slipped to 129, a loss of 16 places, in the latest WTA list issued on Monday. Sania had lost in the WTA Dubai Open qualifiers in the singles but did well in doubles...
  • Djokovic stays No. 1 after Melbourne victory January 30, 2012

    Melbourne: The status quo has been maintained at the top of the men's rankings after Novak Djokovic's dramatic win over Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open, unlike the situation on the women's tour. Official rankings to be released on Monday show Djokovic maintaining the No. 1 spot on the ATP Tour...
  • Azarenka thumps Sharapova to win Australian Open January 28, 2012

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka had produced one of the most lopsided Australian Open final victories to capture a Grand Slam title and the No. 1 ranking for the first time. She started celebrating on Rod Laver Arena, then suddenly did a doubletake to ask her coach, "What happened?" The answer: She routed...
  • Safina replaces Serena as No. 1 in WTA rankings April 9, 2009

    Miami: Russia's Dinara Safina will replace Serena Williams as world No. 1 in the WTA's next official rankings, the organisation said on Wednesday. Safina, who has yet to win a Grand Slam event, has risen up the rankings thanks to four WTA singles titles in the past year at Montreal,...
  • Tennis star Sania Mirza is back into the top 100 February 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza, India's highest ranked women's tennis player has now fought her way back into the top 100 of the singles WTA rankings After her great showing at the Pattaya Open, where she lost in the finals on Sunday, to world number 5 Vera Zvonereva, the Indian star...
  • Sania slips in singles ranking, falls down to No. 91 September 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's decline in the WTA rankings continues. Now she has slipped 21 places to fall down to No. 91 in the latest charts issued on Monday. Sania, who had to pull out of the US Open because of injury, now faces the real prospect of dropping outside the...
  • Aussie Open exploits make Sania Asia's No. 1 January 28, 2008

    New Delhi: After being the undisputed Indian No. 1 for long, Sania Mirza has now become Asia's No. 1 tennis star. Mirza overtook Chinese ace Na Li in the WTA Rankings in the official list released earlier on Monday. Sania's thirdround appearance in the Australian Open women's singles helped her gain...
  • Sania achieves new high in singles, ranked 27th August 27, 2007

    New Delhi: High on a series of strong finishes on the ATP women's singles circuit, India's Sania Mirza has continued to rise in the world rankings, as she improved her career best position in singles by one place to be 27th. Sania, 20, goes into the US Open starting on Monday...
  • Sania moves up to 29th in WTA rankings August 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's win over much higher ranked opponents in the past few weeks has seen her climb to the 29th rank in the latest WTA singles rankings. The 20yearold Sania had also won her match against former former world No.1 Martina Hingis in the West Bank Classic and reached...
  • Sania breaks into top30 in women's rankings August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza has climbed up the WTA charts to a careerhigh 30th place in the latest WTA rankings list released on Monday. Sania, 20, bettered her previous high of No. 31 achieved last week. Since her first round loss at the Wimbledon and a disappointing grass court...
  • Sania moves up the WTA rankings July 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's second round exit from the Wimbledon Grand Slam has not harmed her WTA Singles rankings and in fact she has jumped six places to reach the 38th spot. Sania, who lost to 11th seed Russian Nadia Petrova in the women's singles, was at the 44th place...
  • Sania goes to Wimbledon on a high June 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Star Indian tennis player Sania Mirza will start her Wimbledon campaign on a high after she climbed two spots in the WTA singles rankings to No. 44. Sania, in fact, also improved her individual doubles rankings by two positions to No. 40. The 20yearold, though, has had a poor run...
  • Sania drops four places to No. 46 June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's erratic performance since her return to topflight tennis has again got her down four places to No. 46 in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday. Sania, 20, had earlier slipped out of the top50 while she was on a layoff, but returned strongly to break into...
  • Sania Mirza enters top50 again June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has reentered the top50 WTA singles rankings just before her first round match against Italian Alberta Brianti in the French Open. In the rankings released on Monday, Sania is at the 50th spot with 488.00 points. Though she lost in the singles opening rounds of Morocco Open and...
  • Sania drops one spot in singles May 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's seesawing fortunes in the women's circuit saw her singles ranking drop, but gain in doubles. Sania moved four spots up to 37 in doubles, while her singles ranking fell by one to 52. Making a return after an injury in February, Sania was seeded No. 1 in both...
  • Sania drops to 47th in WTA ranking June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza dropped to 47th rank in the latest WTA rankings, which were released on Monday. Sania has been out of action for over two weeks now owing to a knee injury. She has been under rehabilitation to recuperate from an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury. The...
  • Sania one spot up in WTA rankings June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has moved one place up to 45th in the latest WTA rankings even though she lost in the quarterfinal of the $175,000 Tier III Sony Ericsson Bangalore WTA tournament. She had lost to unseeded Russian Yaroslava Shvedova who went on to win the tournament. However, Sania has slipped...
  • Sania ends a poor year ranked 66 November 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has moved three places to end what has been a belowpar year for her as 66th ranked on the WTA charts. The Indian tennis icon, who had begun the year with a careerbest rank of 31, could not add any feathers to her hat in the year...
  • Sania climbs one spot to No 67 October 24, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza moved one place up to 67th spot in the latest WTA rankings despite taking last week off. The Hyderabadi girl, who lost in the first round of the Bangkok Open two weeks ago to American Meghann Shaughnessy, finds herself on 382 points. She had lost seven places last...
  • Sania slips further down to No 68 October 16, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza's dip in the rankings continued with the tennis sensation lying 68th on the latest WTA charts. Sania slipped seven places from her last week's 61st place following her first round loss to Meghann Shaughnessy of USA at the Bangkok Open last week. The American, however, has leaped to...
  • WTA rankings: Sania at 55th spot October 2, 2006

    New Delhi: The secondround win over world No 8 Martina Hingis at Korea Open last week helped Sania Mirza go up by four places to be at 55th spot on the latest WTA world rankings released on Monday. Sania, who defeated Hingis 46 60 64 in a tough battle at Seoul,...
  • Sania Mirza jumps to 59th rank September 25, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza received a major boost on Monday when she jumped up 11 places to be at 59th spot in the latest WTA world rankings by virtue of reaching the semifinals of the Sunfeast Open tournament in Kolkata. Sania, who recently experienced a steep fall in the rankings because...
  • Sania's woes continue, slips to No 70 September 11, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirzas tough season continues to take its toll, as she found herself further down the rung at No 70 in the WTA rankings released on Monday. However, there was something to cheer for Indian fans as Leander Paes, following his US Open title win with partner Martn Damm,...