Who is the best female tennis player in the world right now? Here are the best women tennis players on the WTA Tour in 2022. Based on WTA wins and fan votes, these 2022 world tennis rankings feature legends of the sport, rising stars, and new women's tennis players. Who is the best tennis female player right now? Which great women's tennis players do you love?
The top ranked women's tennis players 2022 include Serena Williams and Venus Williams, either of whom could be considered the best female tennis player of all time. The best woman tennis player on the WTA tour so far this year is Ashleigh Barty, while Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa are the highest ranked female tennis players in 2022. Emerging tennis stars like Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens are also in the running for best female tennis player right now.
Vote up the worlds best female tennis players of 2022, and check back to see how the rankings change as the WTA Tour rolls on throughout the year.
- Iga Natalia Świątek (born 31 May 2001) is a Polish professional tennis player. She is the youngest player in the top ten of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings, and has a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world. Świątek was the champion at the 2020 French Open and is the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title. With her French Open title, she also became the youngest singles champion at the tournament since Rafael Nadal in 2005, and the youngest women's singles champion at a major since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon 2004.
- Year Turned Pro: 2016
- Photo: simonahalep / instagramSimona Halep (born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles twice between 2017 and 2019. In total, she has been No. 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. Halep was the year-end No. 1 in 2017 and 2018. She has finished each year ranked no lower than No. 4 since 2014 and has the longest active streak of being ranked in the top 10. She has won 19 WTA singles titles and has finished runner-up 17 times. Halep has won two Grand Slam singles titles: the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Halep first broke into the world's top 50 at the end of 2011, ...more
- Birthplace: Constanța, Sud-Est, Romania
- Nationality: Romania
- Year Turned Pro: 2006
- Ons Jabeur (born 28 August 1994) is a Tunisian professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of No. 7 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), achieved on 1 November 2021. Jabeur is the current No. 1 African player, and the highest-ranked Arab tennis player in ATP or WTA rankings history. At the 2020 Australian Open, she became the first Arab woman to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament, which she once again achieved at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. Jabeur won her first WTA title at the 2021 Birmingham Classic by defeating Daria Kasatkina, thus becoming the first ever Amazigh/Arab and Tunisian female tennis player to win a WTA title.
- Birthplace: Ksar Hellal
- Nationality: Tunisia
- Year Turned Pro: 2010
- Madison Keys (born February 17, 1995) is an American professional tennis player. She achieved a career-high ranking of No. 7 in the world in October 2016 and has been consistently ranked inside the top 25 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) since early 2015. Keys has played in one major final at the 2017 US Open and also competed at the 2016 WTA Finals. She has won five WTA tournaments, all at the Premier level. Her biggest title came at the 2019 Cincinnati Open, a Premier 5 event. Known for having a fast serve and one of the most powerful forehands in the game, Keys has used her aggressive playing style to become one of the leaders of the next generation of American tennis alongside ...more
- Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois
- Nationality: United States of America
- Year Turned Pro: 2009