WTA Tour

Barty tops end-of-season WTA rankings

2019-11-04 13:27
Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty (Getty Images)

Paris - Ashleigh Barty of Australia tops the end of season women's tennis rankings released on Monday, a day after her triumph in the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China.

With 7 851 points, Barty, who has topped the rankings since early September, eclipsed second-placed Karolína Pliskova (5 940 points) by almost 2 000 points.

Naomi Osaka (5 497) held on to third place from Simona Halep, who moved up one spot to fourth on 5 462 points.

Barty dominated Elina Svitolina in Sunday's final in Shenzhen, winning 6-4, 6-3 to collect the richest prize in women's tennis of $4.4 million.

Svitolina rose two places to sixth in the rankings while Kiki Bertens moved up one to ninth at the expense of Serena Williams who slipped to 10th spot.

Top 20 in the latest WTA Tour rankings:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 7,851 pts

2. Karolína Pliskova (CZE) 5,940

3. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 5,496

4. Simona Halep (ROU) 5,462

5. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 5,192

6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5,075

7. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,776

8. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 4,745

9. Kiki Bertens (NED) 4,245

10. Serena Williams (USA) 3,935

11. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3,120

12. Johanna Konta (GBR) 2,879

13. Madison Keys (USA) 2,767

14. Sofia Kenin (USA) 2,740

15. Petra Martic (CRO) 2,617

16. Marketa Vondroušová (CZE) 2,390

17. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2,290

18. Alison Riske (USA) 2,210

19. Donna Vekic (CRO) 2,205

20. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2,175

Read more on:    wta tour  |  ashleigh barty  |  tennis


Read News24’s Comments Policy


When all is said and done, who of the 'Big 3' in men's tennis ends their career with the most Grand Slams?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.