Ranking movers: World No.1 Barty celebrates major milestone | 1 November, 2021 | All News | News and Features | News and Events


Australia, 1 November 2021 | Leigh Rogers

Women’s singles

Ash Barty joins elite company this week, becoming the eighth woman to spend 100 weeks at world No.1 in the WTA Tour women’s singles rankings.

Only Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, Serena Williams, Chris Evert, Martina Hingis, Monica Seles and Justine Henin have previously accomplished this feat.

Alexandra Osborne is the biggest mover of the week, rising 17 spots to world No.765. While Arina Rodionova moves up three spots to world No.157 after reaching an ITF semifinal in Spain.

AUSSIE TOP 10
Player Rank Move
Ash Barty No.1 0
Ajla Tomljanovic No.43 0
Astra Sharma No.99 -3
Storm Sanders No.131 -11
Maddison Inglis No.139 -11
Arina Rodionova No.157 +3
Lizette Cabrera No.182 -19
Ellen Perez No.200 -1
Seone Mendez No.212 -4
Priscilla Hon No.226 -11
Men’s singles

Alexei Popyrin is the biggest mover within the Australian top 10, rising six places to world No.71 in the latest ATP Tour men’s singles rankings.

Moerani Bouzige takes biggest mover of the week honours, improving 575 spots to a career-high world No.978. It follows the 22-year-old claiming his first professional title at an ITF Futures event in Tunisia.

Dayne Kelly rises 33 places to world No.430 after reaching the second round at an ATP Challenger in Las Vegas as a qualifier, while Li Tu sets a new career-high of No.617 after advancing to an ITF Futures semifinal in France.

AUSSIE TOP 10
Player Rank Move
Alex de Minaur No.32 0
James Duckworth No.55 -4
Jordan Thompson No.68 +3
Alexei Popyrin No.71 +6
John Millman No.73 -16
Nick Kyrgios No.91 0
Alex Bolt No.137 -5
Christopher O’Connell No.147 -1
Thanasi Kokkinakis No.174 +1
Max Purcell No.178 -2
Women’s doubles

Olivia Gadeki is the biggest mover in the latest WTA doubles rankings. The 19-year-old from the Gold Coast is at a career-high world No.180, improving 15 places after recording a runner-up finish at an ITF tournament in Germany.

AUSSIE TOP 10
Player Rank Move
Sam Stosur No.25 -6
Storm Sanders No.33 0
Ellen Perez No.43 -1
Arina Rodionova No.65 +4
Ash Barty No.102 -2
Astra Sharma No.109 +1
Ajla Tomljanovic No.140 +1
Olivia Gadecki No.180 +15
Olivia Tjandramulia No.190 -10
Jaimee Fourlis No.192 -6
Men’s doubles

John Peers improves two spots to world No.14 in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings. It follows a semifinal appearance at an ATP 500 tournament in Vienna last week.

There is good news too for Matt Ebden, who returns to the world’s top 60, and John-Patrick Smith, who re-enters the world’s top 70 after reaching the quarterfinals at an ATP 250 tournament in St. Petersburg.

AUSSIE TOP 10
Player Rank Move
John Peers No.14 +2
Luke Saville No.27 0
Max Purcell No.34 -5
Matthew Ebden No.59 +2
John-Patrick Smith No.69 +3
Matt Reid No.86 0
Marc Polmans No.105 +2
Alex de Minaur No.133 0
Jordan Thompson No.186 0
John Millman No.194 +3

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