Belarus’ Govortsova climbs to 84th position in WTA rankings
12:27, — Sport
Belarus’ tennis player Olga Govortsova, who made it to two finals at the Tashkent Open, has gone up to the 84th notch in the WTA rankings.
Olga Govortsova lost to Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski in the final of the women’s singles event at the Tashkent Open. Thanks to this victory the Serbian jumped from 58th to 41st place in the rankings. This week both finalists of the Tashkent Open will be in action at a tournament in China, the Guangzhou Open, which prize pot is $500,000.
The top ten tennis players, according to the WTA rankings, are as follows:
1. Serena Williams (the U.S.) 12,260;
2. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 9,505;
3. Maria Sharapova (Russia) 7,866;
4. Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 6,335;
5. Na Li (China) 5,565;
6. Sara Errani (Italy) 4,325;
7. Marion Bartoli (France) 3,746;
8. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 3,645;
9. Angelique Kerber (Germany) 3,420;
10. Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 3,245.
In the men’s singles rankings Vladimir Ignatik remains the best Belarusian tennis player and finds himself in the 181st position with 265 points. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic tops the rankings (11,120), Spain’s Rafael Nadal is second (10,860) while Andy Murray of the UK third (7,075).
In the men’s doubles rankings Belarus’ Max Mirnyi and Romania’s Horia Tecau are 11th with 970 points. Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan are the leaders here with 12,705 points.
This week Max Mirnyi and Horia Tecau will feature at the St. Petersburg Open which prize pot is $455,000.