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Stats Corner: WTA Finals Win Streaks

Simona Halep has joined a club of 12 players who have won at least seven straight WTA finals since 1990. Who has the longest streak?

Published February 20, 2014 12:11

Stats Corner: WTA Finals Win Streaks
Simona Halep

After losing her first three WTA finals between 2010 and 2012, Simona Halep has been perfect in them, with triumphs in Nürnberg, 's-Hertogenbosch, Budapest, New Haven, Moscow and Sofia in 2013 and Doha so far in 2014. Who else in recent memory has had similar or greater runs of success in WTA finals? Here are all the players who have won at least seven straight WTA finals since 1990:

15 Straight WTA Finals Won
Steffi Graf: '95 Paris-'96 US Open

12 Straight WTA Finals Won
Anna Smashnova: '99 Tashkent-'06 Budapest

11 Straight WTA Finals Won
Kim Clijsters: '04 Paris-'05 Hasselt

10 Straight WTA Finals Won
Monica Seles: '90 Miami-'91 Australian Open
Venus Williams: '01 Miami-'02 Amelia Island
Justine Henin: '03 Zürich-'05 French Open
Justine Henin: '07 Warsaw-'08 Antwerp

Eight Straight WTA Finals Won
Serena Williams: '12 Charleston-'13 Brisbane

Seven Straight WTA Finals Won
Steffi Graf: '91 Hamburg-'92 Boca Raton
Monica Seles: '91 Philadelphia-'92 Barcelona
Steffi Graf: '93 Berlin-'93 Leipzig
Martina Hingis: '97 Wimbledon-'98 Australian Open
Henrieta Nagyova: '97 Pattaya City-'00 Kuala Lumpur
Venus Williams: '99 Zürich-'00 Olympics
Anna Chakvetadze: '06 Guangzhou-'08 Paris
Roberta Vinci: '10 Luxembourg-'13 Katowice
Serena Williams: '13 Miami-'13 Toronto
Simona Halep: '13 Nurnberg-'14 Doha

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