Barbora Krejcikova makes her Top-2 debut, while Anett Kontaveit rises into the Top-5. By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday February 28, 2022
Barbora Krejcikova reaches a career-high No.2 in Monday’s WTA rankings, supplanting Aryna Sabalenka, who drops down to No.3.
There were some other big moves inside the WTA’s Top-10 in the February 28 edition of the rankings, with Iga Swiatek climbing four spots back to her career-high at No.4 after claiming her fourth career title at Doha, while Anett Kontaveit, the Doha runner-up, rises two spots to make her Top-5 debut at No.5.
Her stock just keeps on rising 📈
A TOP 5 DEBUT for 🇪🇪 @AnettKontaveit_!
More movements in this week's Rankings Watch ⬇️
— wta (@WTA) February 28, 2022
Gauff Top-10 in Doubles
American Coco Gauff, still 17, makes her Top-10 debut in doubles after claiming the Doha title with Jessica Pegula. Gauff also rises four spots in singles, up to No.19 (three shy of her career-high).
Veronika Kudermetova makes career-highs in both disciplines this week. The Russian rises to No.6 in doubles and No.24 in singles.
Stephens Rides First Title Since 2018 Back to Top-50
American Sloane Stephens is back inside the Top-50 at No.39. She jumps 18 spots from 57 thanks to her title in Guadalajara, which was her first trip to the podium since 2018 Miami.
First title since 2018 secured 🔐@SloaneStephens l #AbiertoZapopan pic.twitter.com/2OzKpOiNwc
— Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) February 28, 2022
Konjuh – Still Healthy Still Rising
Ana Konjuh climbed five spots after reaching the Doha second round, moving up to No.46. The former World No.20 returns to the Top 50 for the first time since Dec. 2017.
Two Top-100 Debuts for France
Harmony Tan, aged 24, and Diane Parry, 19, each cracked the Top-100 for the first time. Tan comes in at 99, while Parry gets to 100.