Caroline Garcia Breaks into Top 5, Iga Swiatek Dominates with Record-Breaking 11,000 points

The latest season of WTA has wrapped up with Caroline Garcia clinching the WTA finals title. And with this, the final rankings of this season have solidified. Despite Iga Swiatek falling down in the WTA finals tournament, she has captured the top spot in the latest rankings. The top 3 spots in the WTA rankings have Swiatek with Ons Jabeur and Jessica Pegula.

Caroline Garcia won the final title going against Aryna Sablenka. With the biggest win of her career yet, Garcia has reached the 4th spot in the WTA rankings. Her career-best till now that she previously attained in September 2018. The last spot in the top 5 is now filled with the finals runner-up name’s Aryna Sablenka. Coco Gauff, however, slipped straight three ranks to lie at the 7th spot in the latest rankings.

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Iga Swiatek Comes out As the Star of the WTA Season

The star of the season despite losing in the WTA finals is clearly Iga Swiatek. The Polish player won eight single’s matches and maintained an impressive streak of 37 straight victories. While she failed to add the WTA final glory to the list of her US Open and French Open win, Swiatek has successfully attained an unmatchable feat. Swiatek attaining the No. 1 spot has collected 11,085 points in total. She is just the second player to reach the 11,000 mark after Serena Williams ever since the new ranking system came into being in 2009.

Swiatek’s historic run in the WTA season has come in the hindsight of the sudden retirement of the previous champion, Ashleigh Barty. Barty was the reigning champion resting atop the rankings from 2019-21. However, the US star opted out of the season in March. And now with the finals concluded with Garcia’s win, here are the players at the top ranks in the latest rankings list.

Rank Player Points
1 Iga Swiatek 11085
2 Ons Jabeur 5055
3 Jessica Pegula 4691
4 Caroline Garcia 4375
5 Aryna Sablenka 3925
6 Maria Sakkari 3871
7 Coco Gauff 3646
8 Daria Kasatkina 3435
9 Veronika Kudermetova 2795
10 Simona Halep 2661

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