Aryna Sabalenka gained 3 positions in the WTA rankings to become the new world no.2, right behind Iga Swiatek. After reaching the Australian Open semifinals, Elena Rybakina is ranked no.10 (career high).
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Aryna Sabalenka in 2023
Now the world no.2 (career-high), Aryna played her last match on the 28th of January when she overcame world no.10 Elena Rybakina 4-6 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Australian Open to win her 12th career title.
Currently, during this season Aryna has a compiled 11-0 match record. The Belarussian conquered 2 titles in 2023 in Adelaide and Australian Open.
Elena Rybakina in 2023
Currently ranked no.10 (career-high), Rybakina played her last match on the 28th of January when she was defeated by world no.2 Aryna Sabalenka 4-6 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Australian Open (draw).
This year the Kazakhstani owns a 7-3 record. Elena Rybakina’s latest run at the Australian Open was the best achievement of her season.
Rybakina has scheduled to compete next in Abu Dhabi (Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open). She will start to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 6th of February.
Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina faced off 4 times. The head to head is 4-0 for Sabalenka. Before, the last time they competed against each other, Aryna Sabalenka won 4-6 6-3 6-4 in the final in Melbourne (Australian Open) on the 28th of January 2023.
You can watch the highlights in the following video.
Iga Swiatek in 2023
Ranked no.1, the Pole played her last match on the 22nd of January when she was overcome by world no.10 Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the 4th round in the Australian Open (draw).
At present, during this year Swiatek has a 6-2 match record. Iga Swiatek’s best result of the current season was getting to the semifinal in Australia.
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