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Stats Corner: The Top 5 Club

Simona Halep is the 67th player in WTA history to reach the Top 5, and the first Romanian - which country has had the most Top 5 players? Read on...

Published March 17, 2014 12:14

Stats Corner: The Top 5 Club
Simona Halep

Sixty-seven different players have graced the Top 5 on the WTA, with Simona Halep becoming the 67th this week. Which countries have had the most Top 5 players? It's all in today's Stats Corner...

Players are listed next to the countries they were representing at the time they were in the Top 5. Three players - Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière (BUL & SUI), Martina Navratilova (TCH & USA) and Monica Seles (YUG & USA) - spent time in the Top 5 under two different countries and are listed for both.

Regardless, the US dominates the list with 15, followed by Russia, then Australia and Germany:

ARG (1): Sabatini
AUS (5): Court, Fromholtz-Balestrat, Goolagong Cawley, Stosur, Turnbull
BEL (2): Clijsters, Henin
BLR (1): Azarenka
BUL (2): Maleeva-Fragnière, Maleeva
CHN (1): Li
CRO (1): Majoli
CZE (2): Kvitova, Novotna
DEN (1): Wozniacki
ESP (2): Martínez, Sánchez-Vicario
FRA (3): Mauresmo, Pierce, Tauziat
GBR (3): Barker, Durie, Wade
GER (5): Graf, Hanika, Huber, Kerber, Kohde-Kilsch
ITA (2): Errani, Schiavone
JPN (1): Date-Krumm
NED (1): Stove
POL (1): Radwanska
ROU (1): Halep
RSA (1): Coetzer
RUS (8): Chakvetadze, Dementieva, Kuznetsova, Myskina, Petrova, Safina, Sharapova, Zvonareva
SRB (2): Ivanovic, Jankovic
SUI (2): Hingis, Maleeva-Fragnière
SVK (1): Hantuchova
TCH (3): Mandlikova, Navratilova, Sukova
URS (1): Zvereva
USA (15): Austin, Capriati, Casals, Davenport, Evert, Fernandez, Garrison, Jaeger, Jordan, King, Navratilova, Seles, Shriver, S.Williams, V.Williams
YUG (2): Dokic, Seles

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