Simona Halep is one of the leading players in choosing WTA officials to freeze the world rankings.
Against the background of the spread of coronavirus, WTA and ATP heads extended the season suspension until June 7, 2020.
Fortunately for some tennis players, among which Simona Halep the rankings will remain frozen during the period affected by the coronavirus, meaning that the players will not be affected the total scores due to the fact that they could not defend their points won at the 2019 editions of the tournaments canceled in it spring.
🎾Top 10 WTA configuration until competitions resume after COVID-19 pandemic
1. Ashleigh Barty – 8717 points
2. Simona Halep – 6076 points
3. Karolina Pliskova – 5205 points
4. Sofia Kenin – 4590 points
5. Elina Svitolina – 4580 points
6. Bianca Andreescu – 4555 points
7. Kiki Bertens – 4335 points
8. Belinda Bencic – 4010 points
9. Serena Williams – 3915 points
10. Naomi Osaka – 3625 points
As a result, Simona Halep will remain in second place, and Romania with five sportsmen in the first world hundred. Sorana Cirstea is on the 75th position, and Irina Begu, Patricia Tig and Ana Bogdan on the 81st, 85th and 92nd places respectively.
For Bianca Andreescu, the decision means that she will not leave the top 10 WTA, even if the Canadian player of Romanian origin had not, in fact, participated in the tournament at Indian Wells, and this absence would have been equal to losing a thousand points in the world hierarchy and would have placed it 11th in the LIVE ranking.
Below, the video summary of the last game played by Simona Halep before the decisions to suspend the season in women’s tennis.
🎾What will the top 10 ATP look like until June
On the men’s table, Novak Djokovic will remain the world leader, with 10,220 points, followed by Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem, with 9850, respectively 7045 points.
Romania will remain with only one athlete in the top 200 ATP, Marius Copil, who currently ranks 186th, with 277 points.
1. Novak Djokovic – 10,220 points
2. Rafael Nadal – 9850 points
3. Dominic Thiem – 7045 points
4. Roger Federer – 6630 points
5. Daniil Medvedev – 5890 points
6. Stefanos Tsitsipas – 4745 points
7. Alexander Zverev – 3630 points
8. Matteo Berrettini – 2860 points
9. Gael Monfils – 2860 points
10. David Goffin – 2555 points