Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player.Simona reclaims number 1 spot in the latest WTA (Women Tennis Association) Ranking which is declared on 26 February 2018.
Simona Halep tops the ranking by 7965 points.Simona Halep was last seen during the Qatar open where she was injured and due to this, she retires in the semis of the Qatar Open. She also replaced Caroline Wozniacki in the top rankings despite Caroline is the winner of Australian Open 2018.Simona Halep won the top ranking by 440 points from Caroline Wozniacki.
2. How does WTA Rating work?
The WTA rankings are based on a rolling 52-week progressive system.In this, the player rating is considered on the bases of the maximum number of tournaments in which 16 single tournaments and 11 double tournaments and points are awarded on the bases of how far the player Advances in the tournaments. The base for calculating a player ranking are those tournaments that fetch the highest ranking points during the rolling 52-week period/duration but with the condition that they must include points from the 4 Premier Mandatory tournaments,4 Grand Slams tournaments and the WTA Finals. Also, for Top 20 players, from their 5 premier tournaments, best two results will also be counted.
Simona Halep was in the top ranking and world no 1 player in 2017 also.Following her was Muguruza Garbine and Caroline Wozniacki.Last month after the Australian open Halep had lost her number by Denmark's Wozniacki.Wozniacki lost semi-final in Qatar Open against Petra Kvitova.
4. List of Top 10 tennis player 2018
Here are Top 10 players with their points according to WTA Ratings published on 26 February. 1. Simona Halep - 7,965 2. Caroline Wozniacki -7,525 3. Garbine Muguruza - 6,175 4. Elina Svitolina - 5,480 5. Karolína Plísková - 5,080 6. Jelena Ostapenko - 5,000 7. Caroline Garcia - 4,625 8. Venus Williams - 4,277 9. Petra Kvitová - 3,086 10. Angelique Kerber - 3,055 So, this is the WTA ratings of the tennis player and Simona Halep is the worlds no 1 tennis player.