Muguruza will leave the Top-20 of the WTA four years later

After falling to Sloane Stephens in Roland Garros eighth, the Venezuelan-Spanish will leave the Top-20 of the classification by failing to defend the points as a semifinalist in 2018.


The defeat of Garbiñe Muguruza against Sloane Stephens in the second round of Roland Garros will cause the Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player to leave the Top-20 of the WTA world ranking four years later.

Muguruza, who entered the Parisian major as nineteenth of the classification, currently occupies the position 24 of the classification with 1,925 points by not successfully defending the 780 points achieved after reaching the semifinals last year, according to the portal Live Tennis. The Venezuelan-Spanish tennis player could give up some position m depending on what can advance in the tournament Marketa Vondrousova.

This is the first time in four years that Muguruza leaves the Top-20 of the classification, a position that did not occupy since 15 June 2015, when Muguruza made the leap to the Top-20 for the first time to sneak into the Top-10 after reaching the Wimbledon final of that year.

Touches comeback for the Race

A Muguruza also makes it difficult to achieve his pass to the WTA Finals in Singapore. The Venezuelan-Spanish March 14 provisional in the Race after adding 240 points at Roland Garros to stand with 1,320 points, almost 500 points of Bianca Andreescu, eighth with 1827 points, which marks the provisional limit at the moment. Muguruza still has half a season ahead to recover the lost ground and attempt the assault on the Singapore finals.



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