Women's Tennis Association: Top ten female singles tennis players from the Americas as of May 28, 2012

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  1. Serena Williams

    Serena Williams


    Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and achieved this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013. Williams has spent 256 weeks overall as the WTA ranked #1 as of August 30, 2015, placing her 4th on the List of WTA number 1 ranked players. On July 13, 2015 she marked the first time in WTA history that the No. 1 player had more than twice as many points as No. 2. She is the reigning champion of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic women's singles and doubles.

  2. Venus Williams

    Venus Williams


    Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles as of February 1, 2015. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association on three separate occasions, for a total of eleven weeks. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on February 25, 2002, becoming the first black American woman to achieve this feat during the Open Era. She is credited as changing the women's game and ushering a new, modern era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour. She is also regarded as the best grass court player of her generation and is widely considered as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis.

  3. Jamie Hampton

    Jamie Hampton


    Jamie Lee Hampton (born January 8, 1990, in Frankfurt, West Germany) is an American professional tennis player. On July 29, 2013, she reached her highest singles ranking of world no. 24.

  4. Christina McHale

    Christina McHale


    Christina McHale (born May 11, 1992) is an American professional tennis player. Her highest-ever WTA rankings are No. 24 in singles and No. 111 in doubles. McHale has beaten numerous top WTA tour players throughout her career, including dual Grand Slam champions Svetlana Kuznetsova, Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitová, as well as Caroline Wozniacki (ranked World No. 1 at the time), former World No. 3 Nadia Petrova, former world number five Daniela Hantuchová, 2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and former French Open finalist Sara Errani, among others.

  5. Julie Ditty

    Julie Ditty


    Julie Ditty (born January 4, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American professional tennis player. Ditty did not have her true WTA breakthrough until 2007, when she reached the semifinals of the Bell Challenge, a result that took her into the top 100 for the first time in her career on November 5, 2007, at No. 91. She beat Alizé Cornet and Vania King before falling to Julia Vakulenko in three sets. In 2007, she was drafted by the Boston Lobsters of the WTT pro league.

  6. Varvara Lepchenko

    Varvara Lepchenko


    Varvara Petrovna Lepchenko (Варвара Петрiвна Лепченко); born May 21, 1986 in Tashkent) is an Uzbek-American professional tennis player of Ukrainian descent. As of September 7, 2015, she is ranked No. 46 in the world. Lepchenko has won eleven ITF singles titles during her career.

  7. Irina Falconi

    Irina Falconi


    Irina Falconi (born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador. Her highest WTA singles ranking is World No. 71, which she reached on July 8, 2015. Her career high in doubles is World No. 70, which she reached on June 10, 2013.

  8. Stephanie Dubois

    Stephanie Dubois


    Stéphanie Dubois (born October 31, 1986) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She turned professional in 2004 and she achieved a career-best ranking of No. 87 in the world on January 30, 2012. Dubois was named Female Player of the Year by Tennis Canada at two occasions (2005, 2007). Dubois retired after the 2014 Coupe Banque Nationale in September.

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