This is how the WTA ranking looks after Iga Swiatek’s defeat at Wimbledon

It seems that the power of Iga Swiatek (WTA ranking 1st) on brick dust is not the same as on Wimbledon. For the third round of the London Grand Slam, The Polish player fell 3-6, 6-1 and 6-2 to the Kazakh Yulia Putintseva (35th) and this is how the women’s ranking was.

Every cloud has a silver lining, as the saying goes, for the world number 1. Although the defeat was a bitter taste for her, the positive side of this is that she was defending the quarter-finals of 2023, therefore she only loses 300 points in the ranking. A number that is almost negligible compared to the advantage she has over her successor, Coco Gauffwho currently has 8,173 pts.

There are more than 3,000 pts between them, so, Even if the American were to win the championship, it would be mathematically impossible for her to reach it.but it could get very close for the rest of the season.

On the other hand, the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka (3ª), who was defending the semi-finals, was not present in this edition due to an injury. In any case, and just like the situation of the Polish player, her difference with respect to Elena Rybakina It is so bulky that it does not seem to affect. However, If the Kazakh is crowned champion as she was in 2022, she would move up to third place, displacing the Minsk native to fourth place.

The rest of the Top 10 starting next week is made up of Jessica Pegula (5th), Jasmine Paolini (6th, new ranking starting next Monday) and with chances of adding positions if she continues winning, Qinwen Zheng (7th), Maria Sakkari (8th), Danielle Collins (9th) and Daria Kasatkina (10th).

As for South Americans in the Top 100: Beatriz Haddad Maia (20ª), Nadia Podoroska (67ª), Camila Osorio (78ª) and María Carlé (93ª).

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