To "Zenith" the leader of the WTA rankings was the Angelic Kerber, which received this status last fall. She held the first place 20 weeks before the end of the Australian open, which in the final lost to Serena. In early may, when Williams Jr. has gone on maternity leave and not played, Kerber re.
In General, the German was the leader of the ranking 32 weeks (12-th result in the history). This year, Kerber only one tournament reached the final and lost all nine matches to opponents from the Top-20.
Last year the German arrived in London before the finals, losing to Serena Williams, and at the current tournament Angelik in the fourth round lost to future champion, the Spaniard Garbine the Wind (6:4, 4:6, 4:6) and lost the first line.
In the course of "Wimbledon" the championship could slip from the top of the second racket of a planet Romanian Simona Halep (she needed to reach the semifinals) and No. 3 — Pliskova. Before the start of Wimbledon Kerber ahead of Halep at 115 points, Pliskova — 180 points.
However Romanian in the quarterfinals lost to the British Johanne Conte (7:6, 6:7, 4:6) and again missed a chance to lead the ranking. As a result, the leadership was intercepted Pliskova eliminated at Wimbledon in the second round was defeated by future polufinalistov Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovak took the 87th place).
25-summer Czech Pliskova, last year won four tournaments (three this season) and played in the final of the US Open, the semifinals of the "Roland Garros" and the quarterfinals of the Australian open, has become the 23rd first racket of the world in the history of the WTA and the first from the Czech Republic. (A native of the Czech Republic Martina Navratilova for the first time topped the global rankings, when it represented the United States).
The first racket of Latvia Alena Ostapenko has risen from 13th to 12th place — the repetition of a personal record, established immediately after the victory on "Rolan Garros". Wimbledon arena for the first time in his career reached the quarterfinals, losing to 37-year-old five-time champion American Venus Williams. Soon 20-year-old Ostapenko has no plans to play in tournaments.
The second racket of Latvia's Anastasia Sevastova first time in his career won the "Wimbledon" match of the main round (reached the 1/32 finals) and ranking rose from 19th to 17th line that is a personal achievement. Earlier lepionka above the 18th place (in may) was not raised. In this case, after the "Wimbledon" Anastasia has 120 points in less than two weeks ago. This week she starts in the tournament WTA International in Bucharest is seeded first.
In addition Pliskova and Sevastopol personal records have established a semi-finalist of the tournament, the Briton Johanna konta (4) and 21-year-old Estonian Anette Kontaveit, for the first time surviving in London until the third round (32). And the new champion of the "Wimbledon" Spanish flu Garbinie of the State returned to the Top 10, displacing last year's champion Serena Williams (15th).
Russian Maria Sharapova, Wimbledon is not the speaker, has climbed nine positions (171-I), and the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka who reached the 1/8 finals, closer to the Top-200.
The third racket of Latvia Dina Martsinkevich lost two places and is now 330-I. Last week it was her second time in the season took part in the qualification tournament of the WTA level, but in Gstaad, Switzerland lost in the first match.
In the title race WTA, which takes into account only results from this season, now leads Halep, the top-5 also includes Pliskova, Muguruza V. Williams and Svitolina. Ostapenko is the seventh (minus 2 seats), and Head 15-I am (minus 2).
The WTA rankings for July 17
1 (3) Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 6855 points
2 (2) Simona Halep (Romania) 6670
3 (1) Angelic Kerber (Germany) 5975
4 (7) Johanna Konta (Britain) 5110
5 (15) Garbine Muguruza (Spain) 4990
6 (5) Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 4935
7 (6) Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 4780
8 (8) Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 4500
9 (11) Venus Williams (USA) 4461
10 (10) Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 3985
12 (13) Alena Ostapenko (Latvia) 3530
...15 (4) Serena Williams (USA) 2810
...17 (19) Anastasia Sevastova (Latvia) 2235
...171 (180) Maria Sharapova (Russia) 310
201 (683) Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 270
Champion race WTA
1 (2) Simona Halep (Romania) 4020
2 (1) Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 3827
3 (10) Garbine Muguruza (Spain) 3793
4 (8) Venus Williams (USA) 3667
5 (3) Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 3570
6 (7) Johanna Konta (Britain) 3455
7 (5) Alena Ostapenko (Latvia) 3362
8 (4) Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 3216
9 (6) Kristina Mladenovic (France) 2837
10 (9) Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 2585
...15 (13) Anastasia Sevastova (Latvia) 1664