Latest WTA Rankings after WTA Finals: Ash Barty finishes the year as World No.1 once again, Garbine Muguruza and Anett Kontaveit climb up

Check out the updated WTA Rankings after the conclusion of the 2021 WTA Finals, where Garbine Muguruza won the 10th title of her career.

Garbine Muguruza
Garbine Muguruza

The action packed 2021 season is finally over with the WTA Finals at Guadalajara. Garbine Muguruza was the last woman standing after she defeated Anett Kontaveit in the final in straight sets 6-3,7-5. The season saw 4 different grand slam champions, and interestingly, only one of them played the year end finals in Mexico.

Garbine Muguruza won the 10th title of her career which pushed her up to two spots courtesy the 1375 points she gained. Anett Konatveit added 955 points to her kitty and climbed a place up to No.7- her career best ranking. Semifinalist Paula Badosa too reached a career high ranking of No.8 after gaining 625 points while Maria Sakkari retains her No.6 spot.

Aryna Sabalenka gained 250 points and retained her No.2 spot while Karolina Pliskova gains 625 points to stay the World No.4. Iga Swiatek remains on the No.9 spot while Ons Jabeur wraps up the top 10 after a three place fall.

Year-end WTA Rankings

Ash Barty
Ash Barty

Despite not playing the WTA Finals, Ash Barty finishes the year as the World No.1 with 7582 points. Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka finishes the year as the World No.13 after opting out for most of the season. French Open runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova ends the year as the World No.11 while Sofia Kenin ends up at No.12 spot.

US Open champion Emma Raducanu finishes at a career high of No.19 while Leylah Fernandez is ranked 24th in the world. Former World No.1’s Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber are both ranked inside the top 20.

Latest WTA Rankings:

Ashleigh Barty7582 pts
Aryna Sabalenka6380 pts
Garbine Muguruza (+2)5685 pts
Karolina Pliskova 5135 pts
Barbora Krejcikova (-2)5008 pts
Maria Sakkari 4385 pts
Anett Kontaveit (+1)4351 pts
Paula Badosa (+2)3849 pts
Iga Swiatek 3786 pts
Ons Jabeur (-3)3455 pts
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3076 pts
Sofia Kenin2971 pts
Naomi Osaka2956 pts
Elena Rybakina2855 pts
Elina Svitolina2726 pts

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