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    Iga Świątek holds top spot in Women’s Tennis Rankings for 58th consecutive week

    Iga Świątek currently holds the top spot in the WTA rankings for the 58th week in a row, which is a remarkable accomplishment. The Pole has surpassed the record of the iconic Serena Williams, but she still has a long way to go to surpass the incredible record of 186 consecutive weeks at the top of the rankings set by the legendary Steffi Graf. This means that she will have to maintain her position for more than two years to surpass Graf’s record.

    After Ashleigh Barty surprisingly ended her professional career, Iga Świątek took the top spot in the WTA rankings and shows no signs of giving it up. Despite predictions from sports commentators that Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka may overtake her, Świątek has a comfortable lead of 1,744 points, with a total of 9,625 points.

    This achievement is a true testament to Iga’s skill and dedication to the sport. Her 58 consecutive weeks at the top of the WTA rankings are the third-longest in women’s tennis history, trailing only Martina Hingis (80 consecutive weeks) and Steffi Graf (186 consecutive weeks). Furthermore, she is closing in on the top ten all-time records for total time at the top of the WTA rankings, with Simona Halep’s record of 64 weeks within her reach.

    Iga Świątek’s last match was in Madrid, where she lost to Aryna Sabalenka in a nail-biting final. Sabalenka has had a fantastic season and is slowly but surely closing the gap.

    In the WTA Race rankings, which determine the top eight tennis players of the year and participants in the season-ending WTA Finals, Iga Świątek remains in third place.

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