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    Iga Świątek’s Dominance: Joining Elite Ranks of Longest Reigning WTA Champions

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    Polish tennis sensation Iga Świątek has entered an exclusive club, maintaining her grasp on the WTA ranking’s top spot for over a year. Beginning on April 4, 2022, Świątek’s reign has now reached an impressive 71 weeks, elevating her to the ranks of the all-time longest-reigning female players.

    As of August 7, 2023, Świątek has cemented her place in the top 10 of the most enduring WTA leaders. She shares this esteemed group with tennis luminaries such as Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, and Serena Williams. This accomplishment is a testament to her exceptional skills and unwavering dedication.

    Chasing Legends

    While Świątek’s current record is remarkable, she still has a way to go before reaching the pinnacle set by Steffi Graf, who held the top position for an astounding 377 weeks. Lindsay Davenport’s 98-week reign stands as the next milestone in her sights.

    In the latest WTA rankings, Świątek sits comfortably atop with 9490 points. Behind her are Aryna Sabalenka, Jessica Pegula, and Jelena Rybakina, reflecting the highly competitive landscape of women’s tennis.

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