WTA Top 10 Rankings: Part 2

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In this 2nd post about the updated WTA women’s singles world rankings including the 2009 US Open results we continue to help you to learn more about the Top 10 women.

To see part 1 click here-> WTA Top 10 Rankings.

No.6 – Svetlana Kuznetsova from St.Petersburg, Russia is 24 years old, plays right handed and uses a double handed backhand. The 1.74m Russian has 5,580 WTA ranking points from the 20 tournaments she has played in the past 12 months. Kuznetsova’s career high ranking is No.2. She turned pro in 2000 and 2,000 of her points are from winning the French Open this year. Kuznetsova has won 2 Grand Slam singles title and was a runner-up twice.

A picture of Kuznetsova can be found by clicking this linkUnderstanding the Women’s Pro Tour #2.

No.7 – Vera Zvonareva (pictured above) is from Moscow, Russia is 25 years old, plays right handed and uses a double handed backhand. The 1.72m Russian has 5,330 WTA ranking points from the 23 tournaments she has played in the past 12 months. Zvonareva’s career high ranking is No.5. She turned pro in 2000 and 2,950 of her points are from, winning Indian Wells, making the final of the WTA Tour Finals (end-of-year championships), in 2008 and making the Australian Open semi-finals, which is her best result in a Grand Slam singles event.

No.8 – Jelena Jankovic from Belgrade, Serbia is 24 years old, plays right handed and uses a double handed backhand. The 1.77m Serbian has 5,300 WTA ranking points from the 21 tournaments she has played in the past 12 months. Jankovics’s career high ranking is World No.1. She turned pro in 2000 and 1,660 of her points are from winning Moscow last year and Cincinnati this year. Her best result in a Grand Slam singles tournament is being the runner-up at the 2008 US Open.

Pictures of Jankovic can be found by clicking these links: Women’s Results at Cincinnati, USA and Women’s Top 10 Rankings & Racquets.

No.9 – Victoria Azarenka from Minsk, Belarus is 20 years old, plays right handed and uses a double handed backhand. The 1.8m Belarusian has 4,592 WTA ranking points from the 17 tournaments she has played in the past 12 months. Azarenka’s career high ranking is No.8. She turned pro in 2003 and 2,000 of her points are from winning Miami this year and her quarter final results at the French Open and Wimbledon, which are her career best results in Grand Slam singles events.

A picture of Azarenka can be found by clicking this link: Sign the GRUNTING in tennis petition #1 .

No.10- Flavia Pennetta from Brindisi, Italy is 27 years old, plays right handed and uses a double handed backhand. The 1.72m Italian has 3,490 WTA ranking points from the 25 tournaments she has played in the past 12 months. Pennetta’s current ranking is her career best. She turned pro in 2000 and 970 of her points are from winning Los Angeles this year and making the quarter finals at the US Open. The quarter finals of the US Open is Pennetta’s best result in a Grand Slam singles tournament, which she has achieved at the past 2 US Open’s.

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