Worlds best female tennis players

The grand slam season comes to an end soon with the US Open due to commence and the female tennis players number one in the world Caroline Wozniacki will be hoping to secure her first grand slam win of the year. Despite not winning a major this year Wozniacki still has an over 2,000 point lead over second placed Vera Zvonareva from Russia.

Earlier in the year Li Na became the first grand slam champion from Asia and China leading to her becoming a hero in those parts,and her success in Roland Garros at the French open has seen her maintain 7th place going into the US Open, falling 2 places from her earlier position of 5th. The ever impressive young starlet Kvitova is ranked sixth in the world and will be hoping to build upon her Wimbledon success earlier in the summer whilst third placed Kim Clijsters will also be looking for her second grand slam of the year after her victory in Australia.

After recovering from a severe injury, Serena Williams returns to the US Open as 28th seed but despite her low seeding, her competitors will be fully aware of the danger she poses with he ferocious power and skill that has seen her flourish throughout her illustrious career. Below are the WTA World ranking top 10 players in the world:

Name                             Points

  1. Caroline Wozniacki         9,335
  2. Vera Zvonareva            6,820
  3. Kim Clijsters                 6,501
  4. Maria Sharapova           6,346
  5. Victoria Azarenka          5,995
  6. Petra Kvitova               5,685
  7. Li Na                          5,671
  8. Francesca Schiavone    4,885
  9. Marion Bartoli              4,225
  10. Samantha Stosur         3,930

Be sure to tune into the US Open and watch live the fascinating twists and turns that will undoubtedly occur in this final grand slam of a great year for tennis.

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