The US Open 2021 brings an end to the Grand Slam action for the 2021 season and it has been a great season on the WTA Tour. All 4 Slams have seen 4 different winners in the Singles category that have shaken up the rankings table.
The Australian Open saw Naomi Osaka clinch her 4th Grand Slam title while Barbora Krejcikova finally found her way to a Singles Grand Slam title after having won 2 Doubles and 3 Mixed Doubles Grand Slams. Barbora had a successful outing in Paris as she also won the Women’s Doubles along with her singles title.
Ash Barty won her 2nd Grand Slam at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships while Britain’s 18-year old Emma Raducanu became the latest entrant to the Grand Slam title club when she surprised everyone with her title run at the US Open where she had started from the qualifying rounds making her the first qualifier in the history of tennis to win a Grand Slam.
New WTA Rankings
With the conclusion of the US Open, Emma Raducanu makes a massive jump in the rankings. She began in New York as the World No. 150 and is now all set to break into the Top-30 as the World No. 23. US Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez who was the World No. 73 before the US Open will also be joining Emma in the Top-30 on the 28th spot.
|Ashleigh Barty||10075 pts|
|Aryna Sabalenka||7720 pts|
|Karolina Pliskova (+1)||5315 pts|
|Elina Svitolina (+1)||4860 pts|
|Naomi Osaka (-2)||4796 pts|
|Sofia Kenin||4692 pts|
|Barbora Krejcikova (+2)||4668 pts|
|Iga Swiatek||4571 pts|
|Garbine Muguruza (+1)||4380 pts|
|Petra Kvitova (+1)||4060 pts|
|Simona Halep (+2)||4051 pts|
|Belinda Bencic||3820 pts|
|Maria Sakkari (+5)||3750 pts|
|Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (+1)||3590 pts|
|Angelique Kerber (+2)||3245 pts|