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Patna¬† Ashleigh Barty ( 9,077 points), Aryna Sabalenka ( 7,115 points), and Karolina Pliskova ( 5,320 points), remain World No 1, 2 & 3 respectively in the WTA Ranki ngs released on October 18, 2021, butPaula Badosa, 23, Spain, as jumped 14 places to be ranked World No 13 with 3,248 points after winning the women’s singles title at Indian Wells, California. Victoria Azarenka, 32, Belarus, has jumped 6 places and is ranked World No 26 with 2,505 points after reaching the final at Indian Wells last week.

Ankita Raina, 28, India, has dropped 7 places to be ranked World No 194 with 356 points. Iga Swiatek, the 2020 French Open champion, has dropped 7 places to be ranked World No 11 with 3,306 points. She had lost in Round of 16 at Indian Wells. Reigning French Open Champion Barbora Krejcikova, 25, Czech Republic, has, however, jumped 1 place to be ranked World No 4 with 4,748 points after reaching Round of 16 at Indian Wells.

Former French and Wimbledon Champion Garbine Muguruza, 28, Spain, has jumped 1 place to be ranked World No 5 with 4,425 points .Elina Svitolina, 27, Ukraine, has also jumped 1 place and ranked World N0 6 with 4,096 points while Maria Sakkari, 26, Greece, has jumped 2 places and ranked World No 2 with 4,005 points.

Ons Jabeur, 27, Tunisia, has jumped 6 places and is ranked World No 8 with 3,500 points after reaching semi-final at Indian Wells last week.Naomi Osaka, 24, Japan, the winner of 4 Grand Slam singles titles, has jumped 2  and is ranked World No 10 with 3,326 points. Angelique Kerber, 33, Germany, the winner of 3 Grand Slam singles titles, has jumped 3 places and is ranked World No 12 with 3,265 points after reaching QFs at Indian Wells.