Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula become first pair of U.S. women in top four of WTA rankings since 2010

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Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff are the very first set of American females to take 2 areas in the leading 4 of the WTA rankings given that Serena and Venus Williams 12 years back. As of Monday, the songs rankings programs Pegula at No. 3 and Gauff at No. 4 — both are career-highs.

The doubles partners likewise discovered themselves high in the doubles rankings. Gauff is at No. 2 and Pegula at No. 3. Although Gauff has actually been No. 1 prior to, this was a career-best for Pegula.

“Special feeling waking up Top 5 in the world in singles and doubles. #grateful,” stated the 18-year-old Gauff on Twitter.

Meanwhile, the 28-year-old Pagula made a joke about their age distinction. 

The last time 2 U.S. females remained in the leading 4 was on the week of Oct. 18, 2010 when Serena Williams was No. 2 and Venus Williams was No. 4.

Pegula is fresh off her very first profession WTA 1000 title at the Guadalajara Open. She has 39 match wins at WTA 1000 occasions — more than any other gamer on trip given that the start of 2021, however lastly broke through with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Maria Sakkari in the finals. Pegula climbed up 2 areas today and is just 239 points behind No. 2 Ons Jabeur — the Wimbledon and U.S. Open runner-up. Iga Swiatek sits easily on top with 10,335 points — 5,780 points ahead of Jabeur. 

Meanwhile, Gauff climbed up 3 areas from No. 7. She reach the 3rd round of the Guadalajara Open and formally received the upcoming WTA Finals in songs and doubles. She is the youngest gamer to get approved for the songs finals given that Maria Sharapova in 2004. The 2022 WTA Finals will be held at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas Oct. 31 through Nov. 7.

There were no modifications in the leading 8 areas of the males’s rankings. Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud still own the leading 3 areas. 

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