LONDON, Great Britain – With Wimbledon underway the battle for WTA World No.1 has kicked off, and there’s three women that can end the fortnight at the top of the rankings.
After Simona Halep’s loss to Caroline Wozniacki last week at the Aegon International Eastbourne, Angelique Kerber will extend her stay atop the WTA Rankings through Wimbledon, bringing her total to 34 weeks at No.1.
But now Kerber's ranking has an additional challenger in the form of World No.3 Karolina Pliskova. The big-serving Czech claimed the title in Eastbourne, rocketing up to the top of the Porsche Race to Singapore leaderboard and putting herself firmly in the running for the top spot on the rankings.
Here’s how all of the World No.1 scenarios could play out: