Returning to the Top 10 WTA is Simona Halep’s main goal in 2022, and our player seems determined to reach her goal as soon as possible! Halep climbed five places in the world rankings, up to 15 WTA, after beating Qinwen Zheng (China, 126 WTA) 6-3, 6-2 and qualified for the final in WTA Melbourne 1 (Australia).
Simona Halep has overtaken several major rivals in the WTA live rankings after qualified for the final of the WTA tournament in Melbourne on Saturday morning! Emma Răducanu (Great Britain, 18 WTA), Angelique Kerber (Germany, 17 WTA) and Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 16 WTA) were overtaken by Simona.
In addition to the $ 18,037 check, Simona Halep also won 180 WTA points in Melbourne, earning 2,755 points in the live standings! Emma Răducanu, with 2,595 points, Angelique Kerber – 2,671 points, and Elina Svitolina – 2,686 points, are no longer involved in any competition this week, so they will remain behind the Romanian at least until the Australian Open (17 – January 30).
Simona Halep overtook Emma Răducanu and Elina Svitolina in the WTA hierarchy after qualifying for the final in Melbourne! The Romanian climbed five positions in the live ranking
Simona Halep will position herself ahead of the three rivals in the new ranking that will be announced on Monday! Whether or not she wins the tilt in Melbourne, Simona will remain in the 15th WTA position after starting the season in 20th place in the world. Simona was the WTA leader in the 2017 and 2018 seasons, when she ticked the most important performances of her career. However, Constănțeanca left the elite of women’s tennis in 2021, after suffering several injuries.
At the moment, the 1st place in the women’s tennis hierarchy is occupied by the Australian Ashleigh Barty, and the podium is completed by Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus, 2 WTA) and Garbine Muguruza (Spain, 3 WTA). Simona Halep, which raised $ 37.96 million from career awards throughout her career, she will play her career final No. 41 on Sunday morning against Veronica Kudermetova (Russia, 31 WTA)! The Romanian has 22 WTA titles, but did not triumph in an official competition in Rome 2020, after 6-0, 2-1 (abandonment) in the final with Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic).
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