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The top women in tennis today are ranked on the following factors, those participating in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) events, their performances, and especially on the major tennis tournaments and the titles they hold. Discussed below are the top three women in tennis today.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams has been a professional tennis player since 1995. She has won several Grand Slam titles. The WTA ranked Serena Williams as the best and number one women’s singles players between 2002 and 2017 in the world. In Grand Slam tournaments, she has won 23 singles, 14 titles in women’s doubles and two mixed doubles. Serena Williams has also held the four majors titles at the same time.

Simona Halep

Simona Halep became a professional tennis player in 2006. She was ranked twice as the world’s number one singles player between 2017 and 2019. Halep has held the No.1 title for 64 weeks. In 2018, she won the Australian Open and French Open, and then in 2019, she won the Wimbledon tournament. Halep holds a total of 19 singles titles in WTA.

Maria Sharapova

Although Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional player, she has lived in the US as a permanent resident since 1994. She was ranked the world’s No.1 singles player by WTA for wining five Majors titles. The five titles in Grand Slam titles include Wimbledon, the US Open and Australian Open, and two titles in the French Open. She also holds a record as the first Russian woman to hold titles in Major championships.

Other top women in tennis today include the Caroline Wozniacki and Naomi Osaka. Caroline Wozniacki held the Australian Open title in 2018, and also she has 30 WTA singles titles. Naomi Osaka won the US Open title in 2018 and the Australian Open in 2019.