NEW YORK – The Hologic WTA Tour heads to New York for the final slam of the season at the US Open, which begins on Monday, August 28.
Here’s how North American hard courts have formed so far:
Washington, D.C. (WTA 500)
- Final Four: Coco Goff, Jessica Pegula, Maria Zachari, Leumila Samsonova
- Champion: Coco Goff D. Maria Zakkari
Montreal (WTA 1000)
- Bottom four: Crow Sviatek, Jessica Pegula, Elena Rybakina, Leumila Samsonova
- Champion: Jessica Pegula D. Leumila Samsonova
Cincinnati (WTA 1000)
- Bottom four: Crow Sviatek, Arena Sabalenka, Coco Goff, Carolina Muchova
- Champion: Coco Goff D. Carolina Mushowa
Key Takeaways: What We Learned from Montreal and Cincinnati
From the battle for the world No. 1 title between Swiatek and Sabalenka to the momentous opportunity to establish an American champion in New York for the first time since 2017, there will be plenty of interest in New York.
Here’s how the top 10 seeds are predicted this season:
1. All Swiatek
Record for 2023: 53-9
Title 2023: 4 (Doha, Stuttgart, Roland Garros, Warsaw)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Champion Doha Finalist Dubai
Best US Open results: CHAMPIONSHIP 2022
Swiatek urged fans to be more empathetic to the players.
Notable stats: since the round of 16 when she lost to Elena Rybakina at the Australian Open in January. Sviatek has progressed to the quarter-finals or better in every tournament this season. She was a semi-finalist or better in six of her seven hard court tournaments this year.
2. Arena Sabalenka
Record for 2023: 44-10
Title 2023: 3 (Adelaide 1, Australian Open, Madrid)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Australian Open Champion
2022 US Open: Semifinals (L. Sviatek)
Notable stats: It’s the 3rd Slam in a row. In the final, Sviatek must win the championship to continue to hold the crowd.
3. Jessica Pegula
Record for 2023: 43-14
Title 2023: 1 (Montreal)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Montreal Championship
2022 US Open: Quarterfinals (L. Sviatek)
‘Whatever happens, will happen’ – Pegula stays ground after Montreal win
4. Elena Rybakina
Record for 2023: 39-11
Title 2023: 2 (Indian Wells, Rome)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Indian Wells Championship Australian Open finalists
2022 US Open: First round (L. Burel)
Notable stats: Rybakina leads the Tour Aces this season, racking up 396 points so far. She has yet to pass the third round in New York.
5. Our Jaber
Record for 2023: 24-11
Title 2023: 1 (Charleston)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Adelaide 1 advances to semi-finals
2022 US Open: Finalist (L. Sviatek)
Inspired by Nadal and Roddick, Jabeur recovers from heartbreak at Wimbledon
Notable stats: Before she made it to last year’s finals, the US Open was the only event where she had not made it to the round of 16.
6. Coco Goff
Record for 2023: 38-13
Title 2023: 3 (Oakland, Washington D.C., Cincinnati)
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Cincinnati Championship
2022 US Open: Quarterfinals (L. Garcia)
Champions Corner: Gauff Enters New York State Of Mind
7. Caroline Garcia
Record for 2023: 27-18
Title 2023: 0
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Finalist Lyon, Finalist Monterrey
2022 US Open: Semifinal (l. Jabeur)
Notable stats: The Frenchwoman lost her four-match streak this week at the Tennis in the Land event in Cleveland.
8. Maria Zakkari
Record for 2023: 28-17
Title 2023: 0
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Washington D.C. finalist
2022 US Open: Second round (L.Wang Xiuyu)
Notable stats: This week marks the 100th week in a row that karma is in the top 10.
9. Marketta Vondrusova
Record for 2023: 34-12
Title 2023: 1
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Cincinnati advanced to the quarterfinals.
2022 US Open: DNP
Notable stats: Due to an injury pivotal in the 2022 season, Vondrousova has few defensive points for the remainder of the season. Her best US Open result came in 2018 with a round of 16.
Vondrou Osowa, Wimbledon Champion Aiming to qualify for the WTA Finals
10. Carolina Mushowa
Record for 2023: 33-12
Title 2023: 0
Best Hardcore Tournament 2023 Results: Cincinnati Finalist
2022 US Open: First round (L.Tomjanovic)
Rankings: Muchova dominates Czech Republic with top 10 debut
Notable stats: this time last year Muchova is ranked No. 235 after qualifying for the second major final of the year in Cincinnati. Musovova became the second Czech player to make her top 10 this year.
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