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Stats Corner: Maria To Return To Top 10 Club

Which active players have spent the most amount of career weeks ranked in the Top 10?

Published March 30, 2011 10:11

Stats Corner: Maria To Return To Top 10 Club
Maria Sharapova

MIAMI, FL, USA - Maria Sharapova had to be especially thrilled with her dramatic victory over Alexandra Dulgheru on Tuesday night, in that not only did it advance her into the Sony Ericsson Open semifinals for the first time since her run to the final in 2006, but it clinched her return to the Top 10 when the new rankings are released on Monday.

Sharapova will be spending her 240th career week in the Top 10 and her first in more than two years. Here is how she compares with other active players for most weeks spent in the Top 10 through this week.

Player Weeks In Top 10
Venus Williams 553
Serena Williams 511
Kim Clijsters 317
Svetlana Kuznetsova 283
Maria Sharapova 239
Jelena Jankovic 216
Nadia Petrova 155
Kimiko Date-Krumm 149
Vera Zvonareva 124
Dinara Safina 116

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