Azarenka Official Number One World

Victoria Azarenka had to get the first Grand Slam title in his career, and also officially became world number one tennis player. Caroline Wozniacki dropped to world number four.

In the latest rankings released by the WTA on Monday (1/30/2012), Azarenka had been entrenched at the top with 8585 points. He received an additional nearly 2,000 points after winning the recent Australian Open.

In the finals on Saturday (28 / 1), Belarusian tennis player defeated 22-year-old Maria Sharapova, while embracing her first Grand Slam trophy. Azarenka also became the first world number one player who had never occupied the number two position. He went up two places from third in Bawan Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova.

Kvitova, the pace in Melbourne stalled in the semifinal, remained at number two. Players who get rid of her, Sharapova, climbed one rung to number three. Wozniacki now be content to sit at number four, having run aground in the quarterfinals by Kim Clijsters.

Another player who dropped its ranking is the star of Asia, Li Na. Expelled because of Clijster in the fourth round, China’s tennis dropped from number six to nine. Agnieszka Radwanska and Marion Bartoli including another top 10 player up position.

In the men’s singles group, almost no change from the previous ranking list. The Australian Open champion, Novak Djokovic, remains the number one player, the runner-up number two Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer’s number three, number four Andy Murray.

Changes in the top 10 only occur in the ranking. If previously occupied by Nicolas Almagro, this time to achieve them was Juan Martin del Porto. Almagro stairs down one point.

Here is a list of the latest ATP and WTA rankings (top 20):

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 13 630
2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 10 435
3. Roger Federer (SUI) 8010
4. Andy Murray (GBR) 6900
5. David Ferrer (ESP) 4565
6. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 4425
7. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3700
8. Mardy Fish (USA) 2965
9. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 2700
10. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 2630
11. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2380
12. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2005
13. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1970
14. Robin Soderling (SWE) 1940
15. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 1890
16. Gasque Richard (FRA) 1855
17. John Isne (USA) 1800
18. Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 1760
19. Andy Roddick (USA) 1745
20. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 1680


1. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 8585
2. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 7690
3. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 7560
4. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 7085
5. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 5430
6. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5330
7. Marion Bartoli (FRA) 4770
8. Vera Zvonareva (RUS 4695
9. Li Na (CHN) 4450
10. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 4000
11. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 3640
12. Serena Williams (USA) 3580
13. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 3295
14. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 3143
15. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2735
16. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 2635
17. Peng Shuai (CHN) 2580
18. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 2535
19. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2526
20. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 2450


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