Naomi Osaka is more and more the leader of the WTA rankings.

The Japanese didn’t play this week, but the world no.2 Petra Kvitova wasn’t able to defend her title in St. Petersburg to lose some points after she lost in the quarters to Donna Vekic. Therefore, Naomi has now an advantage of 1,110 points over the Czech and 1,448 points over Simona Halep (world no.3).


Dayana went up 13 places after winning the WTA event in Hua Hin to be ranked no.34. This is a career high for the Ukrainian that seems to be destined to break in the top20 sometime this year.

Dayana Yastremska wins an impossible title in Hua Hin


Donna reached the final in St. Petersburg to gain 5 places in the rankings and be the new world no.25 (also a career high).


Amanda didn’t play this week, but she took advantage of the fact that some players lost some WTA points. American went up 3 places to be ranked no. 59 (career high).


Ajla was definitely disappointed after she lost in the Hua Hin final after she failed to serve out the match for 2 consecutive times while leading 5-2 in the third set. However, after last week, the Croatian gained 8 places in the rankings to be the new world no.41 (career-high).


The 21-year-old had a good run in Hua Hin where she lost in the semifinal to Tomljanovic. After last week she went up 11 places to be the new no.63. (career high and much more to come).

Here the top20 (click on it for the full rankings).

WTA rankings


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