The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) have updated their ranking of the world’s best tennis players.
As a result, Elena Rybakina, a well-known female tennis player and leader of the Kazakhstani tennis team has climbed two notches in the WTA ranking and now holds 25th position in the global rating.
Another female tennis player from Kazakhstan Yuliya Putintseva has climbed to the 38th position in the world’s rating after she got into the quarter-final at the Toronto tournament. There are no other female tennis players from Kazakhstan in the WTA top-100 ranking.
Alexander Bublik, leader of the men’s tennis team from Kazakhstan lost one notch and holds 42nd position in the ATP ranking.
On July 9, Elena Rybakina won Ons Jabeur from Tunis (3:6, 6:2, 6:2) and turned out to be a Wimbledon winner with an award of $2.4 million. Two days later, she was given a second-class decoration of Dostyk by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan.